SUSS-40FCED: A medieval gold half noble of Henry VI, possibly Calais mint, North 1977 no.1418, Annulet issue AD.1422-27

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-40FCED

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A medieval gold half noble of Henry VI, possibly Calais mint, North 1977 no.1418, Annulet issue AD.1422-27

Obverse, King facing in armour holding sword and shield, standing on ship, flag at stern, shield quartered with the arms of England and France. h ENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC

Reverse, Floriate cross with lis at terminal of each arm and an ornamented compartment in the centre containing the letter 'h'. Lion passant in each angle with a crown above each, all within a tressure of eight arches. DOMINE NE IN FVRORE TVO ARGVAS ME, Annulet stops with a mullet after DOMINE

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: 3.49 g
Diameter: 26.19 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mr Edwin Wood

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half noble
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Gold half-noble: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1417 - 1419)
Obverse description: King facing in armour holding sword and shield, standing on ship, flag at stern, shield quartered with the arms of England and France.
Obverse inscription: H ENRIC DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRANC
Reverse description: Floriate cross with lis at terminal of each arm and an ornamented compartment in the centre containing the letter 'h'. Lion passant in each angle with a crown above each, all within a tressure of eight arches. Annulet stops with a mullet after DOMINE
Reverse inscription: DOMINE NE IN FVRORE TVO ARGVAS ME
Initial mark: lis
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
Parish or ward: Colgate (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2133
Four figure Latitude: 51.08356751
Four figure longitude: -0.27387444
1:25K map: TQ2133
1:10K map: TQ23SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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: SUSS
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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