NLM-F7B778: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F7B778

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sovereign penny of Henry VIII, probably issue of 1526-1529, Durham episcopal mint for Thomas Wolsey.

Obverse description: Facing enthroned sovereign. Mintmark trefoil (44).

Obverse inscription: h:D:G[--]A

Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross. T W to either side of shield.

Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DVR/RAM

Diameter: 13.82, Weight: 0.65gms, die axis: 12

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 1526
Date to: Exactly AD 1529

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 13.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39055

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1808 - 1814)
Obverse description: Facing enthroned sovereign
Obverse inscription: h:D:G[--]A
Reverse description: Shield of Arms of England and France, long cross. T W to either side of shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DVR/RAM
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Stokeham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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