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WILT-050773:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-050773

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Post-Medieval half-groat of Henry VIII, dating to 1544-1547. Third coinage, no initial mark. Canterbury mint. North (1991: 115) no. 1852.

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 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5652

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat or halfgroat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned portrait of Henry VIII right
Obverse inscription: HENRI' 8 D'[...] Z HI REX
Reverse description: Long cross fourchee over royal shield
Reverse inscription: CIVITAS CANTOR
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1780
Four figure Latitude: 51.5186675
Four figure longitude: -1.75638784
1:25K map: SU1780
1:10K map: SU18SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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