YORYM-F97C9B: Post-medieval coin : penny of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-F97C9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete, silver Post-Medieval penny of Henry VIII, dating to 1514 - 1526 AD. First coinage. Star initial mark, mint of Durham. Sovereign type obverse of king seated on throne, H D G ROSA SI[NE S]PINA. Reverse of square shield on long cross fourchee with TD beside shield, CIVI / TAS / DV[R / H]AM. Ref: Spink 2003, no. 2332.

Diameter: 15.0mm, thickness: 0.4mm, weight: 0.6g,

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 1514
Date to: Circa AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Adam Parker
Identified by: Mr Adam Parker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06235

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 seated on throne.
Obverse inscription: H D G ROSA SI[NE S]PINA
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee with TD beside shield.
Reverse inscription: CIVI / TAS / DV[R / H]AM
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Habton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7576
Four figure Latitude: 54.17431842
Four figure longitude: -0.85252871
1:25K map: SE7576
1:10K map: SE77NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 15 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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