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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-2F0DC6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval silver hammered groat of Henry VI dating from c. AD1427-30; rosette-mascle issue. North 1446.

Notes:

Saltire, rosettes and mascle stops. Cross II/V

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

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 legends with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM
Initial mark: cross
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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