NARC-D0143C: NARC-D0143C : Halfgroat : Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-D0143C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547). Second bust, Second coinage. Long cross fourceé over squared shield reverse. York Mint. AD 1526-1544.


Diameter: 18.80mm, Thickness: 0.89mm, Weight: 1.1g.


The coin has been bent into an 'S' shape


North Vol II, P 112, No 1812.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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, 1526-1544 (N 1800 - 1807)
Obverse description: Crowned, partial profile, bust right
Obverse inscription: hEnRI[CVIIIDGHIB]REX◊
Reverse description: Long cross fourcée over squared shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/EBO/RACI
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43690027
Four figure longitude: -0.61867825
1:25K map: SP9483
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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