BUC-E5AAE6: Post-Medieval Coin : Halfpenny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-E5AAE6

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

A silver halfpenny of Henry VIII, York mint, Archbishop Edward Lee.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 10.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th May 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eleanor Ghey
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, E to left, L to right
Obverse inscription: Not clearly legible
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS EBO[....]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Little Brickhill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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