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Unique ID: SUR-3D067B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A hammered silver farthing, possibly of Henry VI, first reign (1422-1461) or Henry VII (1485-1509). Obverse: crowned portrait, no marks by bust. Cross initial mark. Mint of London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.26 g
Diameter: 10.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th September 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Farthing: Henry VI, First reign, Rosette-Mascle (N 1455, 1456)
Reverse inscription: [...]AS/+LO[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3151
Four figure Latitude: 51.24314262
Four figure longitude: -0.12463462
1:25K map: TQ3151
1:10K map: TQ35SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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