NMS-2A61D6: Post Medieval coin: Henry VIII Sovereign penny

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Unique ID: NMS-2A61D6

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A silver Post Medieval sovereign-type penny of Henry VIII. Issued at Durham mint under Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall. North 1813. Circa 1526-1544 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th October 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58990
Other reference: GCMB2

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1808 - 1814)
Obverse description: King enthroned
Obverse inscription: H D G ROSA SIE SPIA
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over Royal shield. Flanked by initials CD
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/[...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Lyng (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0718
Four figure Latitude: 52.7200313
Four figure longitude: 1.06354309
1:25K map: TG0718
1:10K map: TG01NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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