NARC-515629: NARC-515629 : Halfgroat : Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-515629

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547). Second coinage. Long cross fourcee over squared shield reverse. T//W in reverse field, minted under Archbishop William Warham in Canterbury. T initial mark. AD 1526-1532.

Diameter: 18.62mm, Thickness: 0.95mm, Weight: 0.9g.

North Vol II, P 112, No 1802.

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 1532

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.95 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII - Henry VIII
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Profile issue, Henry VII or Henry VIII, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: hENRIC◦xVIII◦xD◦xGxRxANGLxZxFR
Reverse description: Long cross fourcee over squared shield T//W in reverse field
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Die axis measurement: 7 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: Kettering (District)
Parish or ward: Loddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8077
Four figure Latitude: 52.38519661
Four figure longitude: -0.82600106
1:25K map: SP8077
1:10K map: SP87NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 112 1802

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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