BH-D0F793: Post Medieval coin: groat of Edward VI in the name of Henry VIII

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D0F793

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Post-Medieval silver groat of Edward VI (1547-1553) in the name of Henry VIII, dating AD 1547-1551. No initial marks. Uncertain mint, possibly Southwark. As North 1975, no. 1872.

North, J.J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1547
Date to: Exactly AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th February 2019 - Sunday 24th February 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Edward VI of England
Mint or issue place: Southwark
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Edward VI, in the name of Henry VIII, 1547-1551 (N 1871 - 1876)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing
Obverse inscription: HENRIC [8] D G [AGL FRA Z HIB [REX]
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield. Sixth bust.
Reverse inscription: CI[...]n
Initial mark: None/none
Die axis measurement: 7 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: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9382
Four figure Latitude: 52.42808363
Four figure longitude: -0.63366174
1:25K map: SP9382
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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