BERK-C67FC6: Post-medieval coin: Groat of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-C67FC6

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A silver groat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), second coinage with lis intial mark (1529-32, 1538-41 and 1544-47). Reverse has a long cross fourchee over the royal shield. North No. 1797

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1509
Date to: Circa AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.91 mm
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 24.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 28th June 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.385

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: hENRIC VIII D' [...] R' AGL Z FRANCE
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square topped royal shield
Reverse inscription: POSVI / DEV' A / DIVTOR / E' MEV'
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Blewbury (Civil Parish)

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Updated: 8 years ago

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