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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-F8F5DF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn and abraded debased silver groat in the name of Henry VIII (1509-1547 AD). Possibly a contemporary forgery copying a coin from the York mint dating to 1544-1547 AD, third coinage. North no.1848.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th November 2017

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N 1844 - 1848)
Obverse description: Crowned bearded bust facing
Obverse inscription: +H[ENRIC VIII DI GRA] AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield, with spur from shield to inner circle on left side
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS]/EBO/RACI (mixed lettering)
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Great Yeldham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7538
Four figure Latitude: 52.01283357
Four figure longitude: 0.54858843
1:25K map: TL7538
1:10K map: TL73NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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