WMID-E2E828: Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-E2E828

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A Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Henry VIII (AD 1509-1547), dating to AD 1526-1532. Second coinage, Cross patonce Initial mark. Minted at Canterbury under Archbishop William Warham. North (1991) Vol 2 p. 112, No. 1802.

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 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1532

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Henry VIII, 1526-1544 (N 1800 - 1807)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: HENRIC V[III D G R AGL Z F
Reverse description: Royal shield divided by a cross fourchée, W in left field, A in right field.
Reverse inscription: CIVI/TA[S]/CAN/TOR
Initial mark: cross patonce
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Drakelow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2418
Four figure Latitude: 52.75907828
Four figure longitude: -1.64580598
1:25K map: SK2418
1:10K map: SK21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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