WMID-2E8E76: Post-medieval coin: groat of Henry VIII, second coinage (obverse, reverse)

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A complete silver groat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), second coinage(1526-1544). London mint. Lis initial mark (1529-32; 1538-41; 1544-47). Coin reference: North, volume II, 3rd edition, number 1798, p.111. Mass: 2.7g. Diameter: 24.9mm.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1529
Date to: AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 24.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Jeremy Rudge

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: Crowned portrait of Henry VIII right.
Obverse inscription: +HENRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV A/DIVTOR/E MEV
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Harlaston

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