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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DAAD28

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered groat of Henry VIII, dating c. 1526-1529. Tower mint, second coinage, initial mark: rose/rose. North 1797. The coin is relatively unworn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1529

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 24.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1797 - 1799)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: *hENRIC DI G' R AGL Z FRAC
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee quartering royal arms
Reverse inscription: *POSVI/DEV A/DIVTOR/E MEV (I have made God my helper)
Initial mark: rose/rose
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Ubbeston

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: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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