NLM-4CB656: Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4CB656

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sovereign penny of Henry VII (1485-1509), issue of 1489-1509, Durham episcopal mint for Bishop Fox, Spink (2004) no. 2233.

Obverse description: Enthroned sovereign facing, pillar to left of throne only.

Obverse inscription: HENRIC[---]'

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, letters flanking shield: R D. Mitre over shield.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ DVR/HAM

Diameter: 16.6mm, Weight: 0.69gms, die axis: 7

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1489
Date to: Exactly AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM31003

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII - Henry VIII
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: King enthroned, sovereign type, Henry VII or Henry VIII, not further defined
Obverse description: Enthroned sovereign facing, pillar to left of throne only
Obverse inscription: HENRIC[---]’
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross, letters flanking shield: R D. Mitre over shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/ DVR/HAM
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Dunham-on-Trent

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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