NARC-DDBC20: NARC-DDBC20 : Halfgroat : Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-DDBC20

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An incomplete silver Halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547). First coinage. Long cross fitchee over squared shield reverse. Canterbury mint. Cross fitchee initial mark. AD 1509-1526.

Diameter: 18.75mm, Thickness: 0.81mm, Weight: 0.8g

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan

The coin has a single circular perforation set at 1 O'clock

Evidence of reuse: Perforation

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1509
Date to: Circa AD 1526
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 18.75 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1763 - 1772)
Obverse description: Bust of king right
Obverse inscription: hE[NRIC VIII D G R AGL Z F]
Reverse description: Long cross fitchee over royal shield, with W A beside
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TAS/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: Cross fitchee
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Dodford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6061
Four figure Latitude: 52.2439226
Four figure longitude: -1.12266107
1:25K map: SP6061
1:10K map: SP66SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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