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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DBF055

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver medieval groat of Henry VI (first reign), dating to the period AD 1422-27 Annulet issue. Uncertain initial mark. Calais mint. Clipped edges.

North vol.II, no.1427

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1422
Date to: Exactly AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 2.83 g
Diameter: 23.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1423 - 1427)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Annulet to either side of neck.
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend in two circles with three pellets in each quarter and annulets in two quarters.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM// VILLA CALISIE
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Woodbridge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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