LANCUM-75A4B0: Silver hammered penny of Henry VIII, North 1813

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Unique ID: LANCUM-75A4B0

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Early post-medieval silver hammered penny of Henry VIII dating from c. AD1526-1544. North 1813. Mintmark: star. Minted at Durham under Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall.

NB The coin was not seen in person by the local FLO. The image and findspot information were kindly supplied by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1526
Date to: Exactly AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1808 - 1814)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre
Obverse inscription: H D G ROSa SIE SPIA
Reverse description: long cross dividing legend over square shield with C D beside shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS DVRRAM
Initial mark: star
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Middop

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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