Henry VIII First coinage, Silver hammered. ID Confirmation?

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Johntp
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Twas a very long day for me yesterday but worth every minute of it. I left the house at 12.30 am for the 2 hour drive to Tenby and was on the beach and detecting by 3.00 am. Its always good to miss the crowds even if that means detecting in the dark. results of the morning hunt just over £9.00 a toy car some bling jewellery and a full can of Cider.
Time to visit a couple of my permissions, the first of which was hard going as there has been no sheep or cattle in the field for some time and the grass was getting to the point of being unworkable. but I was there now so gave it a bit of a go for an hour with only an Edward VII penny from 1908 to show for my efforts.
Time was passing fast so I decided to cut my losses there and head to pastures new hoping for better conditions to detect in.
On to my next permission that has the ruin of an old Tudor farm house and a field where I have previously found an Elizabeth 1st silver hammered on. I start the third hunt of the day and After a couple of interesting finds I finally get a good solid signal at VDI 19 on the Nox so in goes the spade and out pops my first what I believe to be a Henry VIII hammered from the first coinage. ( correct me if I'm wrong ) A bit unusual this one I think as it has the bust of Henry VII but has the VIII in the legend. In the end I was well happy with results of the day and it was worth the early morning drive too.
Happy Days.
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A great way to end the day. :thumbsup:
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Way to go John. I’m sure I remember something about Henry’s early coins, which had the head facing to the left, which would have been the correct orientation after Henry 7th who faced right.
Can’t remember what the reason was for the change but it think it was his on his orders.
Well worth your long day I’d say. Covered your petrol, Henry 8th hammy & a can of cider to finish off.

And it’s still chucking it down ! Needn’t have watered all my plants last night !

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Good effort on a long day
Have done inland and beach on same day due to inland being frozen or was it me. Then went to beach 10 minutes away, ended up blowing a 40mph gale.
See you got the usual toy car.
Well done on the Henry.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Well done on a lovely coin :D
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Nice eventful day there and well done for the time scales to get all that in one day

Hope you dont mind but i have moved your thread into the ID section, just to confirm your suspicions, as you sounded slightly unclear
Never know could be something out of the ordinary :thumbsup:
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Shame about the nibbles in it because other than that it would be really good condition as the portrait is outstandingly good . :thumbsup:
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Henry VII or VIII 'profile' groat or half(size?) Got a couple of better cleaned pics?

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Hi Allectus I've had a go at cleaning the coin up a bit this morning, hopefully it's now clean enough for an ID. Looking forward to your reply. Thanks for your help its much appreciated.
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Note on photos - they reorientate if you click on them to enlarge :thumbsup:
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Thanks Oxgirl it works :thumbsup:
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