CORN-5F8175: Post-medieval coin: penny of Henry VIII (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-5F8175

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

Silver penny of Henry VIII (1509-1547), Posthumous Coinage, c.1547-1551, London Tower mint, initial mark arrow, c.1547-1549, struck during the reign of Edward VI (1547-1553).

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th May 2006

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: H D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: long cross fourchée over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON
Initial mark: arrow

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.191633
Four figure longitude: -5.41985
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 100, No.1883
Spink and Son Ltd 2005 Coins of England and the United Kingdom London Spink and Son Ltd 223, No.2417

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Audit data

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Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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