ESS-52EC62: ESS-52EC62 Medieval coin: groat of Henry VI

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Unique ID: ESS-52EC62

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

Medieval silver coin: groat of Henry VI. Minted in Calais. North 1427.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Exported to the United States of America
Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1422
Date to: AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.72 g
Diameter: 26.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAE/0159/08

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1423 - 1427)
Obverse description: Facing bust. Annulet by either side of bust.
Obverse inscription: +HENRIC.DI.GRA.REX.ANGL.FRANC
Reverse description: Cross. Three pellets in each quadrant, central annulet in two quadrants.
Initial mark: Cross II (North p73)
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: North Of Colchester

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Exported to the United States of America
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: Monday 10th March 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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