HAMP-675EF4: Post-medieval coin : penny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-675EF4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval penny of Henry VIII (1509-47), second coinage (1526-44), minted at Durham under Bishop Thomas Wolsey, crescent initial mark (obverse only) dating to 1526-9. Saltire stops.
Reference: North 1811.

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 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1529

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd May 2018 - Thursday 3rd May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 778

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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.
Obverse inscription: h DxGxROS[A SIE S]PIAx
Reverse description: Royal shield over long cross which divides the legend, TW beside shield, hat below.
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS DU[R] RAm
Initial mark: Crescent (obverse only).
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Houghton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3432
Four figure Latitude: 51.0863141
Four figure longitude: -1.51594868
1:25K map: SU3432
1:10K map: SU33SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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