LANCUM-718A26: Late medieval silver groat of Henry VI dating from c. AD1427-1430; rose-mascle issue. North 1446.

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-718A26

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Late medieval groat of Henry VI dating from c. AD1427-1430; rose-mascle issue. North 1446. Crowned bust facing. hENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC. Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles. VILLA CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV. Mint: Calais. The diameter is 27mm and the weight is 3.59g

Notes:

Note: Cross II/V.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1427
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.59 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th December 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Rosette-Mascle (N 1445, 1446)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC.
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEV.
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: CARNFORTH

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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