SOM-C23BC5: Post Medieval coin: halfpenny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-C23BC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver halfpenny of Henry VIII (1509-1547), Second coinage, Withers type 1Bi, Lis initial mark, minted at London, 1529-32 or 1538-41 AD, North 1815.

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 1529
Date to: Circa AD 1541

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 12.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th May 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 020836

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1815 - 1820)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: (h D) G ROSA SIE SPIA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee, three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ [LO]N/DON
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Bruton

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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