SOM-82F578: Post Medieval coin: half groat of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-82F578

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver half groat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), uncertain initial mark, minted at Canterbury, 1509-1547 AD.

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
Length: 8.9 mm
Width: 8.7 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020861

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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, not further defined (N 1763 - 1772, 1800 - 1807, 1849 - 1853)
Obverse description: Crowned bust
Obverse inscription: HENR[...]REX
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross dividing legend
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS/CAN/]TOR
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kingston Deverill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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