KENT-38D027: A penny of Henry VII

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Unique ID: KENT-38D027

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A heavily clipped, worn and miss truck medieval silver penny of Henry VII (A.D 1485 - 1509). Facing bust issue, possibly unpublished type with lis on breast trefoils by hair and neck. wide hair. Possibly Mint of London.

Measurements: 14.51mm in diameter, 0.54mm in diameter and 0.47g in weight.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.54 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 14.51 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VII, Facing bust issue (N 1718 - 1723)
Obverse description: Crowned facing, singled arched crown. Lis? on breast, trefoil by hair and neck
Obverse inscription: +h[EnRIC DEI GRA REX AnG]
Reverse description: Long cross dividing legend.
Reverse inscription: [CIVI/]TAS/[___/___]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ravensden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0756
Four figure Latitude: 52.19186824
Four figure longitude: -0.43609637
1:25K map: TL0756
1:10K map: TL05NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: About one month ago
Updated: 26 days ago

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