OXON-F3BC0D: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-F3BC0D

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A Post-Medieval silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547), dating to the period AD 1544-1547. Third coinage, no initial mark, Canterbury mint. North (1991:115) no. 1852.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.606

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N 1849 - 1853)
Obverse description: Crowned and draped bust facing slightly right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC 8 D G [...]
Reverse description: Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend
Reverse inscription: [CI]VI/TAS/CAN/T[OR]
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Warkworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4840
Four figure Latitude: 52.05631184
Four figure longitude: -1.30135692
1:25K map: SP4840
1:10K map: SP44SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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