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NLM-D6A311: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfgroat of Henry VIII

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-D6A311

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Halfgroat of Henry VIII (1514-1547), third coinage of 1544-1547, York mint. Frayed.

Obverse description: facing portrait bust. Reverse shows through under image.

Obverse inscription: [---]VII[---]

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

Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS/E[BO/RACI]

Diameter: 18.2mm, Weight: 0.96gms, die axis: 6

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: 0.96 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 15th January 2018

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38808

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N 1849 - 1853)
Obverse description: facing portrait bust. Reverse shows through under image.
Obverse inscription: [---]VII[---]
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI]/TAS/E[BO/RACI]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Scawby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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