WMID-6ADAE3: Post medieval coin: Penny of Henry VIII (obverse, reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-6ADAE3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Henry VIII (1509-1547), Durham Mint, Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall (1530-1559), second coinage period (1526-1544). North reference 1813.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1530
Date to: AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.56 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Jim Wall

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: Durham
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1808 - 1814)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre.
Obverse inscription: h D (G RSA SIE S)PIA
Reverse description: Rouyal shield over long cross which divides the legend, CD by shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DV( )/( )AM
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: North Warwickshire (District)
Parish or ward: Middleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1798
Four figure Latitude: 52.579551
Four figure longitude: -1.750556
1:25K map: SP1798
1:10K map: SP19NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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