LANCUM-9B0D77: Medieval coin: Groat of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-9B0D77

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval groat of Henry VI dating from AD1422-1430. Annulet issue.

Obv: hENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC / crowned bust facing with annulets by neck

Rev: VILLA CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM

Ref: North 1414-1416

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.57 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

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 with annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legends
Reverse inscription: VILLA CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Pendleton

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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