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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7D3E06

Object type certainty: Certain
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A somewhat worn silver hammered halfpenny of Henry VIII, dating c. 1526-1544. Obverse type with 'brush' hair, initial mark uncertain, mint of London. North 1815.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 10.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1815 - 1820)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, 'brush' hair
Obverse inscription: h[...]SIE[....]
Reverse description: Long cross quartering coin, three pellets in each angle within inner pelleted border
Reverse inscription: [...]/TAS/LON/DON
Initial mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 9 days ago

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