GLO-4BA2B4: Silver half groat of Edward VI

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-4BA2B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver half groat of Edward VI

Posthumous coinage of Henry VIII

Diameter 19mm.

Obverse: bust of Henry VIII facing three-quarter forward

Obverse inscription: [HEN]RIC [.] D […]

Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross

Reverse inscription: CIVITA[S] CAN[TOR]

Condition: poor

Notes:

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1547
Date to: Ante AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th September 2009

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3132

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1877 - 1882)
Obverse description: bust of Henry VIII facing three-quarter forward
Obverse inscription: [HEN]RIC [.] D […]
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVITA[S] CAN[TOR]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Westbury on Severn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 12 years ago

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