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Silver coin medal of Charles I, celebrating his Scottish coronation in 1633.

Obverse shows the bust (left) of Charles 1 and the reverse depicts the thistle of scotland.

This coin was comissioned to Nicholas Briot, a skilled coiner, and was produced in a screw press. These silver examples were thrown into the crown at the coronation ceremony.

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: Exactly AD 1633
Date to: Exactly AD 1633

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.64 mm
Diameter: 28.56 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th October 2011 - Friday 2nd December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lucy Cummings - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Lucy Cummings - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Scottish coins, circa 1540 - 1697 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Silver: Charles I, not further defined [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust left, of Charles 1, lifelike in style legend uses ligated AE
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG SCOTI AE ANGLIAE FRET HIB REX
Reverse description: Scottish thistle
Reverse inscription: HING NOSTRAE CREVERE ROSAE; (in ex) CORON 18 IVNII // 1633 B
Die axis measurement: 7 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 silver coin of charles 1

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Yorkshire
District: Hambleton
Parish: Birdforth

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Created: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Updated: Thursday 15th March 2012

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