SUSS-F9A661: Post-medieval coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-F9A661

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509 - 1547), from his second coinage issue (1526 - 1544). The edges of the coin are slightly damaged.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 1.16 g
Diameter: 18.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[---]DG[---]
Reverse description: Square shield on a long cross fourchée dividing the legend.
Reverse inscription: Initial T, WA beside shield CIVITAS CANTOR
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
To be known as: Udimore

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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