LEIC-7CE489: Post medieval silver penny of Henry VIII

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Unique ID: LEIC-7CE489

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver penny of Henry VIII, Archbishop Cranmer issue, Canterbury mint, 1533-47.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1533
Date to: Exactly AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Right facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: HENRIC VIII D G R AGL Z FR
Reverse description: Royal shield quartered by long cross, initials T C in upper quarters
Reverse inscription: CIVITASCANTOR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Ravenstone with Snibstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3914
Four figure Latitude: 52.72225055
Four figure longitude: -1.42401897
1:25K map: SK3914
1:10K map: SK31SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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