LANCUM-3255D9: Post-medieval coin: Groat of Henry VIII

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Unique ID: LANCUM-3255D9

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Groat of Henry VIII minted under Archbishop Thomas Wolsey dating from c. AD1538-41. Mintmark: lis. North 1799.

Rev: CIVITAS EBORACI TW beside shield;

Note: Apologies for the low quality of this image: this coin was recorded at a Finds Day in 2007.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1538
Date to: Circa AD 1541

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

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, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VIIID G R AG C Z FRANC HIB
Reverse description: long cross over square shield, TW beside shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS EBORACI
Initial mark: lis
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
Parish or ward: Maryport (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY0337
Four figure Latitude: 54.71861276
Four figure longitude: -3.50738413
1:25K map: NY0337
1:10K map: NY03NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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