DENO-6FB412: Medieval coin: halfgroat of Henry VIII.

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Unique ID: DENO-6FB412

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Medieval coin. Hammered silver halfgroat of Henry VIII, third coinage 1544-1547, bust 1, Canterbury mint. Clipped. Diameter 19.22mm, weight 0.84g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1544
Date to: AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 19.22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum Entry No. E4798 A coin 3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust of king.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC 8[DI GRA AGL FRA] Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square shield, quatrefoil stops.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS CANTOR
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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