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Unique ID: SUR-703DD6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of extremely worn silver hammered coin, possibly a groat of Henry VIII(1509-1547). Obverse: portrait illegible; legend has orb followed by arrow initial mark, HENRIC[...] in Roman lettering. Reverse: shield and long cross with (PO)SVI[...].

Possibly a postumous issue from the early reign of Edward VI around 1547-1549.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1547
Date to: Circa AD 1549

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 24.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII - Edward VI
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver coin of Henry VIII, 3rd coinage, or Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII
Initial mark: Arrow
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Laverstoke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4849
Four figure Latitude: 51.23816903
Four figure longitude: -1.3138162
1:25K map: SU4849
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 5 months ago

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