BERK-30B4E4: Medieval Coin Half Groat of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-30B4E4

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Medieval silver coin. Half Groat of Henry VII (c.1485-1509). Canterbury mint. Clipped. North ref. 1712 with double-arched crown.

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Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, Class 3 (N 1708, 1709, 1712)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing with double arched crown.
Obverse inscription: [H]ENRIC DI GRA REX [Z FRA]
Reverse description: Long cross with 3 pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: POSV[I DEV] ADVITOR MEVM
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Rotherwick (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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