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Unique ID: SF-143FF6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Medieval penny of Henry VII (AD 1485-1509), dating to AD 1485-1509. Mint of Durham; bishop John Sherwood. See Wren (1995) p. 148. The coin is heavily clipped.

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
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 14.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th July 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: Durham
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Penny: Henry VII, Facing bust issue (N 1718 - 1723)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust; letter S on breast.
Obverse inscription: [...[
Reverse description: Long cross with letter D at the centre; three pellets in angles.
Reverse inscription: [...]
Initial mark: [....]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
To be known as: Chelmsford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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