NCL-CDEB72: Medieval coin: halfgroat of Henry VII

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Unique ID: NCL-CDEB72

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver half groat of Henry VII.

Mint mark is of a rose (1490-4, 1500-7), the coin was minted in York.

North no. 1751/2 (page 104 in North).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1489
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.68 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 21.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd August 2010 - Thursday 3rd February 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sami Wilson
Identified by: Miss Fran Lalor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat or halfgroat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII profile issue, 1489-1509 (N 1748 - 1753)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AGL Z
Reverse description: Royal shield over cross fourchee which divides the legend
Reverse inscription: POSUI DEUM ADIVTOR E MEU
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Claxby with Moorby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3064
Four figure Latitude: 53.157269
Four figure longitude: -0.057229
1:25K map: TF3064
1:10K map: TF36SW
WOEID: 16205
Grid reference source: From finder
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: NCL
Created: Tuesday 1st March 2011
Updated: Thursday 3rd March 2011

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