LVPL-3FF4E5: Medieval penny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-3FF4E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Henry VII, (1485-1509).

Obverse: [HENRICVS DEI GRACIA REX ANGLIE ET FRANC DNS IBAR]; King enthroned holding orb and sceptre.

Reverse: Royal shield over long cross with divides the legend. Keys below shield.

York mint.

North no. 1726/1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st February 2014

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: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VII, King enthroned obv. (N 1724 - 1731)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS DEI GRACIA REX ANGLIE ET FRANC DNS IBAR]
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross with divides the legend. Keys below shield.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Oswestry

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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Audit data

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

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