LANCUM-7D4542: Medieval English silver coin long cross groat of Henry VI North 1427

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-7D4542

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Silver hammered long cross groat of Henry VI, dates between 1422 and 1427AD. North 1427. Obverse inscription: +HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC. Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM VILLA CALISIE.The diameter is 27mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1422
Date to: Exactly AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1423 - 1427)
Obverse description: Incurved Pierced Cross, facing bust of Henry with an annulet either side of neck, in a tressure of nine arcs.
Obverse inscription: +HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGLIE Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross pattée, trefoil of pellets in each angle, annulets in 2nd and 3rd, double saltire stops.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM VILLA CALISIE
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: Preston (District)
To be known as: Catforth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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