COIN

Unique ID: IOW-28E1C7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

An almost complete sixpence of Charles I. AD 1635-6 (North 1975, 136, ref. 2241).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1635
Date to: AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 26 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th June 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2007-1-289

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Sixpence: Charles I, Group D (N 2240, 2241) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with VI behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HI REX
Reverse description: Round garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Charles I

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 27th June 2007
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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