SUSS-D5A772: Post Medieval coin:Halfgroat of  Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-D5A772

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Post Medieval silver half-groat from the second coinage of Henry VIII (1509-1547 AD). The coin was minted at Canterbury under Archbishop William Warham and from the cross patonce initial mark can be dated to between 1526-1532 AD. North, English Hammered Coinage vol II (1975) p93, No.1802.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1526
Date to: Exactly AD 1532

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1800 - 1807)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: hENRIC VIII D G R A[GL Z FR']
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over square topped shield dividing legend. W A beside shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ CAN/TOR//W/A beside shield
Initial mark: Cross Patonce
Die axis measurement: 8 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: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Bosham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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