IOW-D5CBBC: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-D5CBBC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A clipped post-Medieval silver penny of Henry VIII (1509-1447). Minted at Durham under Bishop Thomas Wolsey. Initial mark: star, 1526-1544 (North 1991: 112, ref: 1811).

Obverse: h [D G ROSA SIE S]PIA; King enthroned holding orb and sceptre, two pillars.

Reverse: CIVI/TAS/DVR/RAM; Royal shield over long cross which divides the shield, T W at side of shield, hat below.

Diameter: 14.3mm. Weight: 0.59g. DA=12:8

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1526
Date to: Exactly AD 1544

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th May 2019 - Wednesday 15th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-176

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1808 - 1814)
Obverse description: King enthroned holding orb and sceptre, two pillars
Obverse inscription: h [D G ROSA SIE S]PIA
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross which divides the shield, T W at side of shield, hat below
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/DVR/RAM
Initial mark: star
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
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Updated: About one month ago

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