LVPL-2789E2: Medieval Gold noble of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-2789E2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold noble of Henry VI, (1422-1461).

Obverse: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HYB; King standing facing in a ship, crowned and wearing armour. Holding a sword in right hand and a shield quartered with the arms of England and France in his left hand.

Reverse: [IHC] AVTEM TRANSIENS [PER] MEDIVM ILLORVM IBAT; floriated cross with a lis at the end of each limb and an ornamented compartment, containing a H, in the centre; in each angle, a lion passant, guardant, with a crown above; all within a tressure of eight arches.

Annulet by sword-arm and one in spandrel on reverse.

IM: Lis.

Mint: Calais.

North no: 1415.

1422-1427AD.

Notes:

The coin was rolled up when found and straightened by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.83 mm
Weight: 6.7 g
Diameter: 32.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

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: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Noble
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold noble: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1414 - 1416)
Obverse description: King standing facing in a ship, crowned and wearing armour. Holding a sword in right hand and a shield quartered with the arms of England and France in his left hand.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HYB
Reverse description: Floriated cross with a lis at the end of each limb and an ornamented compartment, containing a H, in the centre; in each angle, a lion passant, guardant, with a crown above; all within a tressure of eight arches. Annulet by sword-arm and one in spandrel on reverse.
Reverse inscription: [IHC] AVTEM TRANSIENS [PER] MEDIVM ILLORVM IBAT
Initial mark: Lis
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
To be known as: Ripon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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

No references cited so far.

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