LIN-78628D: LIN-78628D: Medieval silver penny

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Unique ID: LIN-78628D

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An incomplete and worn silver penny, probably a medieval silver half-groat of Henry VII (1485-1509), second coinage, dating 1507-1509. North 1748-1752. Ref: North 1991: 104. The obverse is completely worn, only 80% of the coin survives and there is an off-centre perforation.

Diameter 19.53 mm; Weight: 0.93g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1507
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 19.53 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Lisa Brundle
Identified by: Dr Lisa Brundle

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, not further defined (N 1707 - 1717)
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Little Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4085
Four figure Latitude: 53.34337475
Four figure longitude: 0.10144695
1:25K map: TF4085
1:10K map: TF48NW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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