SUSS-B2D095: Post Medieval coin: Groat of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-B2D095

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver groat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), Second coinage, initial mark Lis, minted at London, 1529-1532 AD, North 1797

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1532

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 24.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th September 2008

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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 facing 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 DEV
Initial mark: Lis (12 o'clock)
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Binsted

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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