LANCUM-71F2B3: Silver hammered sovereign penny Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-71F2B3

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Worn silver hammered post-medieval sovereign penny of Henry VII, dating to 1485 - 1509 AD. Durham mint under Bishop Fox. Obverse of forward-facing king with sceptre seated on throne. Reverse of square shield on long cross fourchee with mitre above shield and D to right of shield; CIVI/[TAS/ DUR]/HA[M]. The coin is 15.80mm in diameter, 0.53mm in thickness and weighs 0.62g.

Spink (2004) no. 2233

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 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5178

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII - Henry VIII
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: King enthroned, sovereign type, Henry VII or Henry VIII, not further defined
Obverse description: Forward-facing enthroned king with sceptre
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee with mitre above shield and D to right of shield
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS/ DUR]/HA[M]
Die axis measurement: 4 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: Warton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4972
Four figure Latitude: 54.14128987
Four figure longitude: -2.78216349
1:25K map: SD4972
1:10K map: SD47SE
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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