WILT-D9C23C: Post-medieval coin: Half groat of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-D9C23C

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A worn post-medieval silver half groat of Edward VI, Henry VIII posthumous issue, Southwark mint (1547-1549; North 1878).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4636

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1877 - 1882)
Obverse description: Crowned portrait of Henry VIII right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC 8[...] REX
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield
Reverse inscription: E CIVI/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: E
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stratford Toney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0927
Four figure Latitude: 51.04228563
Four figure longitude: -1.87300201
1:25K map: SU0927
1:10K map: SU02NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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