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Unique ID: HAMP-3CFAB7

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A very worn and clipped 17th-century silver post-medieval shilling of Charles I (1625-1649 AD), Group E bust, London (Tower) mint (1636-1640 AD; North 2227-2230).

The wear is differential with the obverse far more worn than the reverse.

Notes:

This coin was listed in the records of the South Bucks Metal Detecting Club; details were sent on to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

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 1636
Date to: Exactly AD 1640

Dimensions and weight

Length: 26.95 mm
Width: 25.4 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 4.53 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Friday 31st December 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3232; 11

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: Shilling [ 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: Shilling: Charles I, Group E (N 2227 - 2230/3) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, 'XII' behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS • D G. M[AG BRI FR E H]I • REX
Reverse description: Square topped shield over a cross patty moline
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO . AV[SPIC]E [REGNO]
Initial mark: Indiscernible
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Windsor And Maidenhead
District: Windsor And Maidenhead
To be known as: Cookham CP

Spatial coordinates

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]

References cited

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Created: Saturday 28th January 2012
Updated: Thursday 1st March 2012

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