SF-1E398C: Medieval coin: quarter noble struck for Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-1E398C

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A gold hammered quarter-noble struck for Henry VI, dating c. 1422-1427. Annulet issue, mint of London. As North 1991, p. 74, no. 1420.

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 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 19.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter noble
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold quarter-noble: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1420 - 1422)
Obverse description: Square shield quartered with the arms of England and France within a double stranded foil of 8 arches. Lis above the shield. All within an inner circle.
Obverse inscription: HEnRIC DI GRA REX AnGL (lis stop after hEnRIC, trefoil stops thereafter)
Reverse description: Floriated cross with a lis at each limb end, a trefoil and a lion passant, guardant in each angle of the cross, within a double-stranded foil of 8 arches. Lis within central lozenge. All within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: EXALTABITVR (mullet) In (annulet) GLORIA
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

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: Framlingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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