LVPL-704767: Medieval halfgroat of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-704767

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A silver halfgroat of Henry VI, (AD 1422-1461) annulet issue of the Calais mint, AD 1422-7. North number 1429.

Reverse: [ ]DEVM; VILLA CALIS; long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter, two annulets in two quarters.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 20.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2014 - Tuesday 30th December 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1428 - 1430)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, annulets at shoulders.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC DNS HYB
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend, three pellets in each quarter, two annulets in two quarters.
Reverse inscription: [ ]DEVM; VILLA CALIS
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wood Enderby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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