YORYM-985C72: Medieval Coin : Halfgroat of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-985C72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Henry VI from his first reign, annulet issue, long cross reverse, Calais mint, 1422 - 1427.

North Vol 2, p.74, no.1429.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 21.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1428 - 1430)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI REX ANGLIE S HI
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEVM/ADIVT/ORE
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Dunnington

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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd p.74 no.1429

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Audit data

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

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