LANCUM-1F677E: Silver hammered groat Henry VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-1F677E

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Incomplete silver medieval hammered groat of Henry VI, dating to 1422 - 1427 AD. Annulet issue. Calais mint. Obverse of forward-facing bust with annulets either side of neck; [....] FRA [......]. Reverse of long cross pattee with three pellets in corners and annulets in two corners; [..]/DIV[....]//VIL/LA/ CALI/SIE. The coin is 24.20mm in length, 23.64mm in width and 0.90mm in thickness. It weighs 2.34g.

Spink (2018) no. 1836

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1422
Date to: Circa AD 1427

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.2 mm
Width: 23.64 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.34 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5179

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VI of England (first reign)
Mint or issue place: Calais
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VI, First reign, Annulet (N 1423 - 1427)
Obverse description: Forward-facing bust with annulets either side of neck
Obverse inscription: [....]FRA[...]
Reverse description: Long cross pattee with three pellets in corners and annulets in two corners
Reverse inscription: [.....]DIV[....]//VILLA CALISIE
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Yealand Conyers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5074
Four figure Latitude: 54.1593616
Four figure longitude: -2.76719017
1:25K map: SD5074
1:10K map: SD57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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