WMID-F96645: WMID-F96645. Post-medieval coin: Silver groat; posthumous coinage of Henry VIII (1509-1547) issued under Edward VI (1547-1553); 1547-1551; Southwark mint; mintmarks: none/E; North, 1991, p.119 (no. 1878). Obverse, reverse.

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-F96645

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Silver groat; posthumous coinage of Henry VIII (1509-1547) issued under Edward VI (1547-1553); 1547-1551; Southwark mint; mintmarks: none/E; North, 1991, p.119 (no. 1878).

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2009

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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: Southwark
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 bearded bust facing.
Obverse inscription: hENRIC 8 D G AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: None/E
Die axis measurement: 11 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: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
To be known as: Waterhouses CP

Spatial coordinates


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

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