CORN-A75AE9: half groat of Henry VII (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-A75AE9

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

Silver half groat of Henry VII (1485-1509), Class IIIc (1495-1498), Canterbury mint, with a double-arched crown, mintmark missing, Spink 2211.

Evidence of reuse: Clipped to re-use silver clippings.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1495
Date to: Circa AD 1498
Period of reuse: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th July 2015 - Thursday 9th July 2015

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

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, Facing bust issue, not further defined (N 1707 - 1717)
Obverse description: Bust of Henry VII facing with double arched crown
Obverse inscription: Missing
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS CANTOR
Initial mark: missing
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sithney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW6529
Four figure Latitude: 50.1144661
Four figure longitude: -5.28842928
1:25K map: SW6529
1:10K map: SW69NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2008 Coins of England & The United Kingdom, 43rd Edition London Spink p. 203 no. 2211

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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