COIN

Unique ID: WMID-966396

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A silver post-medieval sixpence of Charles I (1625-1649), Group D, fourth bust, dating to 1633-4. North number 2240. The coin suffers from some wear.


Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1633
Date to: Exactly AD 1634

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.45 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 25.04 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011 - Monday 31st October 2011

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: Sixpence [ 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: Sixpence: Charles I, Group D (N 2240, 2241) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: C[AR]OLVS D......
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield with C R at sides.
Reverse inscription: [CHRISTO AVSPICE] REGNO
Initial mark: Portcullis
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-medieval coin, a silver sixpence of Charles I

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Shropshire
District: Shropshire
Parish: Claverley

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8095
Four figure Latitude: 52.552472 Four figure longitude: -2.296399
1:25K map: SO8095
1:10K map: SO89NW
WOEID: 12602191
Grid reference source: From 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: 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: Friday 20th January 2012
Updated: Friday 24th February 2012

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