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NCL-41EA5E: Medieval coin: Groat of Henry VII

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Unique ID: NCL-41EA5E

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A late Medieval silver Groat of Henry VII. London mint. Type IIIa, North 1705 (b). Coin measures 25 mm in diameter, is 0.62 mm thick and weighs  2.74g. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 2.74 g
Diameter: 25 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 9377

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VII of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin Late Medieval 1377 - 1489
Type: Groat: Henry VII, Facing bust issue, not further defined (N 1703 - 1706)
Obverse description: Crowned facing bust - crown has two jewelled arches, hair curled at ends.
Obverse inscription: HEnRIC DI GRA AnGL FRAnCI (cinquefoil stops)
Reverse description: Long cross, with three pellets in each quadrant
Reverse inscription: Outer: POSUI/DEVM A/DIVTOR/E MEVM (cinquefoil stops) inner: CIVI/TAS/LON/DON (double cinquefoil stops)
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stannington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2081
Four figure Latitude: 55.12298365
Four figure longitude: -1.68793353
1:25K map: NZ2081
1:10K map: NZ28SW
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

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

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