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Unique ID: NMS-8C5CEA

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Medieval silver half groat of Henry VII dating to the period AD 1501 - 1507. Initial mark: martlet. Episcopal mint of York under Archbishop Savage. See: North, Vol. II, p. 84, no. 1716.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1501
Date to: Circa AD 1507

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 21.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th October 2018 - Saturday 20th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 24767
Other reference: NHRG122018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, York Royal Mint (N 1713 - 1717)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, key to either side
Obverse inscription: HENRIC DI GRA REX AGL Z FR
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the inscription with three pellets in each quarter. Legend arranged in two concentric circles
Reverse inscription: POSVI/ DEV A/[DI]VTO/E MEV
Initial mark: Marlett
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Fransham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9111
Four figure Latitude: 52.66306053
Four figure longitude: 0.82290368
1:25K map: TF9111
1:10K map: TF91SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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