HESH-FB5676: Coin: Henry VII (1485-1509) Silver Penny, York (Archbishop Rotherham) Mint

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Unique ID: HESH-FB5676

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th March 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre,The throne is made from two single pillars.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[VS DEI GRATIA] REX AN (the coin is very clipped and the inscription is therefore difficult to read)
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross which divides the inscription. Two keys below the shield, one in each divided quadrant.
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS EBO[RACI] (difficult to read due to clipping)
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Holme Lacy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO5635
Four figure Latitude: 52.01167445
Four figure longitude: -2.64248924
1:25K map: SO5635
1:10K map: SO53NE
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: HESH
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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