LANCUM-0D1A9B: Medieval coin: Halfgroat of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-0D1A9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval halfgroat of Henry VII of the York or Canterbury mint (probably the latter) dating from AD1504-09. Initial mark: rose. No marks under shield. North 1751/1 (for coins of the York mint).

Obverse description: Profile bust
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AGL
Reverse description: Long cross over square shield dividing legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV
Initial mark: rose

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1504
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.41 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd September 2014

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII profile issue, 1489-1509 (N 1748 - 1753)
Obverse description: Profile bust
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VII DI GRA REX AGL
Reverse description: Long cross over square shield dividing legend
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTORE MEV
Initial mark: rose
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Millington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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