SUSS-7785D1: Medieval coin: penny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-7785D1

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Medieval silver penny of Henry VIII (1509-1547), 'sovereign' king enthroned type, minted at Durham under Prince-Bishop Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, initial mark trefoil, 1526-9 AD, North 1811.

The coin has been bent and straightened

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1529

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 13.9 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 VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1808 - 1814)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre, two double pillars to throne
Obverse inscription: [h] D G ROSA SINE SPIA
Reverse description: Square topped shield over long cross with forked ends, T/W besidw shield, cardinals hat below
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ D[...]/RAM
Die axis measurement: 2 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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