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Unique ID: SF-AF341E

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A silver hammered halfgroat struck for Henry VI's first reign, dating c. 1422-1430. Annulet issue, mint of Calais. North 1429.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1430

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.89 g
Diameter: 22.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 19th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1428 - 1430)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within tressure, annulets by neck
Obverse inscription: +hENRIC D GRA REX ANGL Z FR
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border, legend in two concentric lines around
Reverse inscription: POVI/DEVM/ADIVT/ORE M//VIL/LA/CAL/IS'
Initial mark: Pierced cross
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Boxted

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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