SUR-70B386: Henry VII Groat

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Unique ID: SUR-70B386

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A silver hammered groat of Henry VII (1485-1509), regular issue, dating to 1505-1509. Obverse: crowned profile bust, right, with triple band to crown. Pheon initial mark. Reverse: long cross fourchee over royal shield. Spink 2258.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1505
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 26.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VII, profile issue, 1489-1509 (N 1743 - 1747)
Obverse inscription: HENRIC+VII+DE+GRA+REX+AGL+Z+F
Reverse inscription: POSVI/DEV+A/DIVTOR/E+MEV
Initial mark: Pheon
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Compton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9547
Four figure Latitude: 51.21431011
Four figure longitude: -0.64125632
1:25K map: SU9547
1:10K map: SU94NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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