LVPL-A9BDC8: Silver halfgroat of Henry VII, (1485-1509).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-A9BDC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver halfgroat of Henry VII, (1485-1509).

Obverse: HENRICVS DEI GRACIA REX ANGLIE ET FRANC DNS IBAR; double arched crowned bust facing.

Reverse: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; CIVITAS CANTOR; long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.

Class IIIb rosette stops.

IM: Lis.

Canterbury mint, King and Archbishop Morton jointly? C.1490-1500.

North no. 1712.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, Class 3 (N 1708, 1709, 1712)
Obverse description: Double arched crowned bust facing.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS DEI GRACIA REX ANGLIE ET FRANC DNS IBAR
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV; CIVITAS CANTOR
Initial mark: Lis.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Congleton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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