BERK-DB5924: Post-Medieval coin: uncertain denomination of Henry VIIIo

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-DB5924

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver coin of Henry VIII, dating to the period 1509 - 1547. Denomination uncertain.

Notes:

Oxfordshire & West Berkshire PAS Record Sheet No:B485

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 1509
Date to: Exactly AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 24.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Henry VIII, not further defined
Obverse description: Within a border, a crowned bust angled right.
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Long cross and shield.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Leafield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3014
Four figure Latitude: 51.82382138
Four figure longitude: -1.56612665
1:25K map: SP3014
1:10K map: SP31SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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