NLM-6AD355: Post-Medieval Coin: Groat of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-6AD355

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Groat of Henry VIII (1509-1547), second coinage of 1526-1544. Folded, and probably unfolded by finder.

Obverse description: Portrait bust of Henry VIII right; mintmark arrow (52).

Obverse inscription: HENRIC'xVIII'xD'xG'xR[-?]xAGLIExZxFRANC', saltire punctuation

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross

Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV'xA/x/DIVTOR/[---]

Diameter: 25.5mm, Weight: 2.52gms, die axis: 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1526
Date to: Exactly AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38010

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: Portrait bust of Henry VIII right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC’xVIII’xD’xG’xR[-?]xAGLIExZxFRANC’
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV’xA/x/DIVTOR/[---]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: About one year ago

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