GLO-CA6915: GLO-CA6915 Silver Testoon fragment of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-CA6915

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

Silver Groat fragment of Henry VIII or posthumous issue minted during the reign of Edward VI Date: 1544-1549 Obverse: Crowned three-quarter bust facing right HENR[IC 8 DG ANG FRA Z HIB REX] Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross [CIVI]TAS [...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 15 mm
Weight: 0.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Tuesday 31st December 2013

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII - Edward VI
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Henry VIII, 3rd coinage, or Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII
Obverse description: Crowned three-quarter bust facing right
Obverse inscription: HENR[IC 8 DG ANG FRA Z HIB REX]
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]TAS [...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Priston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6961
Four figure Latitude: 51.34722829
Four figure longitude: -2.44649179
1:25K map: ST6961
1:10K map: ST66SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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