ESS-5B8DD2: Medieval coin: Angel of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-5B8DD2

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Post Medieval gold angel of Henry VIII (1509-47 AD), portcullis initial mark, first coinage, 1509-26 AD. North (1991, pg. 109), no. 1760.

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 1509
Date to: Circa AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 5.13 g
Diameter: 27.9 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7737

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Angel
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Angel: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1760)
Obverse description: St. Michael standing, facing forward, on a dragon piercing it with a spear
Obverse inscription: HENRI VIII: DI: GRA: REX: AGL: [Z] FRA
Reverse description: Ship with large cross as mast, from which hangs a large royal shield. H to left of mast and rose to right
Reverse inscription: PER CRUCEM TUA SALVA NOS XPC REDEMPTOR
Initial mark: Portcullis
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: Copford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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