DEV-8BE83A: Post medieval coin: penny of Henry VII

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-8BE83A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver penny of Henry VII, dating from1494-1501.

North (2006: 103) number 1731. Minted at Durham under Bishop Richard Fox.

14.7mm in diameter, 0.3mm thickness, weight 0.47g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1494
Date to: Circa AD 1501

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 14.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd October 2018 - Thursday 3rd January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017606

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: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre. R D by shield and mitre above.
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross which divides the legend
Initial mark: None visible
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Burlescombe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0617
Four figure Latitude: 50.94474835
Four figure longitude: -3.33938111
1:25K map: ST0617
1:10K map: ST01NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
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Updated: About one month ago

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