BUC-B21227: medieval coin of Henry V

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-B21227

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Medieval gold quarter noble of Henry V (1413-1422), Class G, AD 1413-1422, minted at London, North 1384.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1413
Date to: Exactly AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.43 mm
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 13th April 2007

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter noble
Ruler/issuer: Henry V of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold quart noble: Henry V , Class G (N 1384)
Obverse description: Shield quartered with the arms of England and France within a tressure of eight arches. Lis above shield.
Obverse inscription: HEnRIC' DI' GRA' REX' AnGL'; stops: mullet after henric, others annulets
Reverse description: Floriated cross with a lis at the end of each limb; in each angle a lion passant guardant; all within a tressure of eight arches. Lis at centre of cross
Reverse inscription: EXALTABVR In GLORIA; stops: mullet and annulet
Initial mark: Pierced cross
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
To be known as: Ambrosden

Spatial coordinates


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: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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