WMID-4F74F5: Post medieval coin: Halfpenny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-4F74F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver halfpenny of Henry VIII (AD 1509 to AD 1547), dating to the period AD 1509 to AD 1526. Minted in London. Portcullis mintmark. C.f. North vol 2, p110, no 1779.

Diameter: 11.6 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

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 1509
Date to: Circa AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 11.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 - Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1779 - 1780)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing. Single arched crown
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee. three pellets in each quarter
Reverse inscription: CIVI TAS LON DON
Initial mark: portcullis
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Child's Ercall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6624
Four figure Latitude: 52.81246405
Four figure longitude: -2.50587344
1:25K map: SJ6624
1:10K map: SJ62SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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