LVPL-441D91: Medieval groat

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-441D91

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver restoration groat of Henry VI (1470-1471). Reverse: [POSVI/DEV]m A/DIVTOB/E mEVm, VIL/LA B/BIS/TOW; long cross dividing legends, three pellets in each quarter.

Bristol mint, the initial mark is a cross pattee. On these coins the letter R appears as B. AD 1470-early 1471.

North no. 1619.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1470
Date to: Circa AD 1471

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Friday 10th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (second reign)
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, Second reign (N 1617 - 1619)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, B in centre of bust.
Obverse inscription: HENRICVS DI GRA [...]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legends, three pellets in each quarter.
Reverse inscription: [POSVI/DEV]m A/DIVTOB/E mEVm; VIL/LA B/BIS/TOW
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tarporley

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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