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Unique ID: KENT-EA5360
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A plated silver post-Medieval groat of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII. Irish issue from the Dublin mint, Spink (2003) No. 6488 with half right bust of the late 'Tower' issues of Henry VIII, dating 1547-c.1550. Coin is bent and mishaped, in places the silver plating has come away to show the poor quality copper-alloy core.
Measurements: 25.23mm in diameter, 0.68mm thick (not including warping) and 2.08g in weight.
This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.68 mm
Weight: 2.08 g
Diameter: 25.23 mm
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Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Irish: coin of Edward VI in the name and portrait of Henry VIII, Old head coinage (S 6485 - 6493)
Obverse description: Facing crowned half right (old head of Henry VIII)
Obverse inscription: [+HENRI]C 8 D G; AG[’ ET FRA’ Z HIB’ ]REX
Reverse description: Royal shield of arms over long cross
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/TAS/DVB]/LINIE
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: TR1032
Four figure Latitude: 51.04894555
Four figure longitude: 0.99472333
1:25K map: TR1032
1:10K map: TR13SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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|Spink and Son Ltd||2003||Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands||London||Spink and Son Ltd|