IOW-57A845: Post Medieval Coin: Half Groat of Henry VII.

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-57A845

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Half groat of Henry VII. North 1751 (from December 1508 to April 1509).


Minted at York by Archbishop Bainbridge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1508
Date to: AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Karl Fitt
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-28-7

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AL Z
Reverse description: Royal shield over cross fourchee which divides the legends. Two keys below shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOE MEV
Initial mark: Martlet

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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