COIN

Unique ID: NARC-80B745

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A silver halfcrown of Charles I. The coin was minted in 1640-41, North number 2211.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1640
Date to: Circa AD 1641

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.96 mm
Weight: 14.5 g
Diameter: 33.62 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010 - Sunday 28th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Silver halfcrown: Charles I, Group 3 (N 2209 - 2213) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Equestrian portrait - King riding left - later horseman. King wears cloak flying from shoulders.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Round garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Reverse mintmark: Star
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-medieval coin, a siver halfcrown of Charles I

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Staffordshire
District: Stafford
Parish: Gnosall

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8018
Four figure Latitude: 52.759232 Four figure longitude: -2.297802
1:25K map: SJ8018
1:10K map: SJ81NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 28th April 2010
Updated: Tuesday 4th May 2010

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