GLO-8C2E01: GLO-8C2E01 Penny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-8C2E01

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Penny of Henry VII (AD 1485-1509) Sovereign type minted under Bishop Richard Fox dated to AD 1494-1501 and minted in Durham. Obverse: enthroned king facing forwards, two pillars to throne [HE]NR[ICUS DI G]RA REX [ANG] Reverse: shield divided by a long cross, D and R by shield, Mitre above CIVI[TAS] D[IR]HAM, North 1731

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1494
Date to: Circa AD 1501

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2014 - Sunday 1st February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VII, King enthroned obv. (N 1724 - 1731)
Obverse description: Enthroned king facing forwards, two pillars to throne
Obverse inscription: [HE]NR[ICUS DI G]RA REX [ANG]
Reverse description: Shield divided by a long cross, D and R by shield, Mitre above
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS] D[IR]HAM
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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