LANCUM-9C3A45: Medieval coin: Groat of Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-9C3A45

Object type certainty: Certain
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Groat of Henry VI dating from c. AD1430-1431. Rosette-mascal issue. Calais Mint.

Obv: hENRIC DI GRA REX [ANGL Z FRANC]

Rev: VILLA / CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVOTRE[ MEV]

Ref: North 1445/1446

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1430
Date to: Circa AD 1431

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 23 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, Rosette-Mascle (N 1445, 1446)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX [ANGL Z FRANC]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legends with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: VILLA / CALISIE / POSVI DEVM ADIVOTRE[ MEV]
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: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Garstang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LANCUM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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