SUSS-772FA1: Medieval coin: penny of Henry VII

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Unique ID: SUSS-772FA1

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Medieval silver penny of Henry VII (1485-1509), 'sovereign' king enthroned issue, minted at York under Archbishop Rotherham (1480-1500), 1490-1500 AD, North 1729


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VII, King enthroned obv. (N 1724 - 1731)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre, two single pillars to throne
Obverse inscription: [...R]EX AnG
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend over square topped shield with keys below
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/T]AS/ [E]BO/RA[CI]
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Ashington

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

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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