WMID-6B5A12: Post Medieval coin: Helfpenny of Henry VIII (obverse, reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6B5A12

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

A silver halfpenny of Henry VIII (1509-47), first coinage (1509-1526), London mint, North reference 1779.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1509
Date to: AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Discovery dates

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

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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1779 - 1780)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: hENRIC D(I) [...]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee dividing the legend; in each angle three pellets.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/T]AS/L(ON)/DO(N)
Initial mark: Portcullis.
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Drayton Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1800
Four figure Latitude: 52.597498
Four figure longitude: -1.735691
1:25K map: SK1800
1:10K map: SK10SE
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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Audit data

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

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