GLO-58BA93:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-58BA93

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a contemporary forgery of a silver Groat of Henry VIII or posthumous issue minted during the reign of Edward VI Date: 1544-1549 Obverse: Crowned three-quarter bust facing right [HENRIC 8 D]G A[NG FRA Z HIB REX] Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross CIVI[TAS] [...]

About 60% of this coins remains and has a copper alloy core that is covered in silver

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 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 15 mm
Weight: 0.87 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2018 - Wednesday 9th January 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N 1849 - 1853)
Obverse description: Crowned three-quarter bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [HENRIC 8 D]G A[NG FRA Z HIB REX]
Reverse description: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross
Reverse inscription: CIVI[TAS] […]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Penton Mewsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3348
Four figure Latitude: 51.23023932
Four figure longitude: -1.52876295
1:25K map: SU3348
1:10K map: SU34NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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