Henry VIII 1509 - 1547 AD - Groat

COIN
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-F8F5DF
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 Chronology
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1544
Date to: Circa AD 1547
 Coin data (numismatics)
Denomination: Groat
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Groat: Henry VIII, 1544-1547 (N 1844 - 1848)
Obverse description: Crowned bearded bust facing
Obverse inscription: +H[ENRIC VIII DI GRA] AGL FRA Z HIB REX
Reverse description: Long cross over royal shield, with spur from shield to inner circle on left side
Reverse inscription: CIVI/[TAS]/EBO/RACI (mixed lettering)
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
 Spatial data
Region: Eastern (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County) 
District: Braintree (District) 
Parish or ward: Great Yeldham (Civil Parish) 
 Description

A worn and abraded debased silver groat in the name of Henry VIII (1509-1547 AD). Possibly a contemporary forgery copying a coin from the York mint dating to 1544-1547 AD, third coinage. North no.1848.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th November 2017

 Coin references
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 Site
Kim's MDG - Arable

Henry VIII 1509 - 1547 AD - Halfpenny

COIN
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-250469
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1509
Date to: Circa AD 1526
 Coin data (numismatics)
Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Henry VIII of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: Henry VIII, 1509-1526 (N 1779 - 1780)
Initial mark: portcullis
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District) 
Parish or ward: Wrotham (Civil Parish) 
 Description

Post Medieval silver hammered coin, a clipped Henry VIII AD 1509-1547, half penny of the first coinage (North 1779) dating from 1509 to 1526 AD. The initial mark is a portcullis.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.36 g
Diameter: 11 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 04th October 2015

 Coin references
Spink 2334
 Site
Arable 4

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