LVPL-8BCF05: Silver groat of Henry VIII, (1509-1547).

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-8BCF05

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver groat of Henry VIII, (1509-1547).

Obverse: HENRIC VIII [DI GRA REX AGL] Z FR ANG; crowned portrait of Henry VIII right.

Reverse: P[OSVI DEV] ADIVTOREM MEV; Long cross fourchee over royal shield.

Mint Mark: Lis, (Canterbury, Durham)

Second coinage (1526-1544).

North no. 1797.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.73 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 23.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 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: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: Crowned portrait of Henry VIII right.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VIII [DI GRA REX AGL] Z FR ANG
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield.
Reverse inscription: P[OSVI DEV] ADIVTOREM MEV
Initial mark: Lis
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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