DENO-C5A99E: Medieval coin: angel of Henry VII

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Unique ID: DENO-C5A99E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold medieval angel of Henry VII (1485-1509). No initial mark, Class II (North 1695), minted in London, c. 1490-1500.

The reverse appears to have been double struck.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.12 g
Diameter: 28.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Angel
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Angel: Henry VII (N 1694-1698)
Obverse description: St. Michael standing facing on a dragon, which he pierces with his spear. Old type: angel has one foot on dragon.
Obverse inscription: HEnRIC DI GRA REX AnGL Z FRANC DnS
Reverse description: Ship with a large cross as mast from which hangs the Royal shield. H and rose at sides of ship's mast.
Initial mark: none
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
To be known as: Ashbourne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

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