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Unique ID: GLO-E0D93E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Henry VII Leaf-pellet issue Date 1485-1509 Obverse: bust facing forwards, double arched crown, crosses by neck [HENRIC DI GRA REX] Reverse: long cross with three pellets in each angle CIVITAS [LONDON] Note: this coin has been clipped resulting in the loss of some of the inscription.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1509

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2018 - Monday 1st April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VII, Withers London type 2A (N 1733)
Obverse description: Bust facing forwards, double arched crown, crosses by neck
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC DI GRA REX]
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each angle
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS [LONDON]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stoke Gifford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6278
Four figure Latitude: 51.49965181
Four figure longitude: -2.54882362
1:25K map: ST6278
1:10K map: ST67NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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