LVPL-C68DA8: Silver half groat of Henry VII, (1485-1509).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-C68DA8

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Silver half groat of Henry VII, (1485-1509). Obv: HENRICVS [DEI GRACIA REX ANGLIE ET FRANC DNS IBAR]; crowned bust forward. Rev: [HIS AVTEM TRANSIENS PER MEDIVM ILLORVM IBAT], CIVITAS CANTOR; Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter. IM: Tun. Class IIIC 1490-1500 North no. 1712

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.74 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 18.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII profile issue, 1489-1509 (N 1748 - 1753)
Obverse description: Crowned bust forward.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS [DEI GRACIA REX ANGLIE ET FRANC DNS IBAR]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [HIS AVTEM TRANSIENS PER MEDIVM ILLORVM IBAT], CIVITAS CANTOR
Initial mark: Tun.
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Lavenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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