BERK-ED3BAA: Post-medieval coin: Groat of Henry VIII

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A worn and incomplete silver post-medieval groat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547). Third or posthumous coinage dating from AD 1544-1551. Mint of York. The coin is too fragmentary to be more definitive. North 1848 or 1846.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.6 mm
Width: 15.7 mm
Thickness: 0.64 mm
Weight: 0.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th November 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.352

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: hENRIC V [III] DI GRA AGL FRA Z HIB REX]
Reverse description: Long cross fourchée over square shield
Reverse inscription: [CIVIT]AS EBOR[ACI]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Curbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3307
Four figure Latitude: 51.76071795
Four figure longitude: -1.52326413
1:25K map: SP3307
1:10K map: SP30NW
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: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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