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COIN

Unique ID: SF-60D592

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver halfgroat of Henry VII, facing bust issue, c.1490-1500 AD. As North, 1975: no. 1712.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1500
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 18.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

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: Crowned bust facing within a double stranded multifoil, all within an inner circle. Double arched crown.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL [R?]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing inner and outer legends, thre pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV A/DIVTO/R MEV // CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Bottisham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: Monday 11th June 2012
Updated: Monday 11th June 2012

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