GLO-A9B35D: GLO-A9B35D Penny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-A9B35D

Object type certainty: Certain
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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 [HENRICUS DI GRA REX ANG] Reverse: shield divided by a long cross, D and R by shield, Mitre above [CIVIT]A[S] DIRHAM], 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: 0.46 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 1st May 2016

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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
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: [HENRICUS DI GRA REX ANG]
Reverse description: Shield divided by a long cross, D and R by shield, Mitre above
Reverse inscription: [CIVIT]A[S] DIRHAM]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hanham Abbots (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6570
Four figure Latitude: 51.4279168
Four figure longitude: -2.50481255
1:25K map: ST6570
1:10K map: ST67SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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