NMS-910099: Post medieval coin: probable silver testoon of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-910099

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

Worn and clipped post medieval silver testoon of Henry VIII dating to the period AD 1544 - 1547 (Third coinage). Uncertain initial mark. Uncertain mint. See: North, Vol. II, p. 95.

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 1544
Date to: Exactly AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.7 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th October 2017 - Tuesday 17th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 45326
Other reference: NHRG102017

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Testoon
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Testoon: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N1841 - 1843)
Obverse description: Crowned, bearded bust facing
Obverse inscription: [HENRICVS 8 D G AGL' FRA' ET HIB] REX
Reverse description: Crowned rose, H & R set either side
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: Indiscernible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Marsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG1923
Four figure Latitude: 52.76018771
Four figure longitude: 1.24425554
1:25K map: TG1923
1:10K map: TG12SE
What3Words: tutorial.whizzed.balancing
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Thursday 7th December 2017
Updated: Thursday 7th December 2017

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