SUSS-699382: Post Medieval coin: Halfgroat of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-699382

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Edward VI (1547-1553) in name of Henry VIII, Tower mint, 1547-1551, North 1877

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1547
Date to: AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1877 - 1882)
Obverse description: Crowned bust of Henry VIII facing (bust 1)
Obverse inscription: HENRIC 8 D G AG FR ET HI REX Roman lettering
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square topped royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV AD/IVT[OREM MEV]
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Chesterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1295
Four figure Latitude: 52.541347
Four figure longitude: -0.349975
1:25K map: TL1295
1:10K map: TL19NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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