LIN-DD54F1: Post-medieval silver shilling

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Unique ID: LIN-DD54F1

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A silver sixpenny groat of Henry VIII (1509-47), mint of Dublin, type IV, Posthumous Issue.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1547
Date to: Ante AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC 8 D G A[
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS DVB[LINE]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
Parish or ward: Swineshead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2340
Four figure Latitude: 52.943302
Four figure longitude: -0.171011
1:25K map: TF2340
1:10K map: TF24SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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