LANCUM-9C2C43: Late medieval coin: halfgroat of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-9C2C43

Object type certainty: Certain
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Halfgroat of Henry VII dating from c. AD1490-1500. Class IIIc. No stops. Canterbury Mint. Initial mark: tun.

Obv: hENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FR

Rev: CIVITAS LONDON / [POSVI DEV ADIVOTRE MEV]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 18.5 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: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, Class 3 (N 1708, 1709, 1712)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FR
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend with pellets angles
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS LONDON / [POSVI DEV ADIVOTRE MEV]
Initial mark: tun
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: Chorley (District)
To be known as: Croston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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