COIN

Unique ID: BH-475B55

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny* of the Commonwealth period, 1649-1660.

Dimensions: 13.7mm diameter, 0.1mm thick; weight: 0.46g.

Notes:

*This coin is noteworthy in that the reverse lacks the value mark ('I').

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 1649
Date to: Exactly AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.1 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/46 - 5

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: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London (Tower) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Penny: Commonwealth (N 2729) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Shield of St. George, wreath surrounding.
Obverse inscription: No legend.
Reverse description: Shields of St. George and Ireland, beaded border surrounding.
Reverse inscription: No legend.
Die axis measurement: 4 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: penny of the Commonwealth period

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Oxfordshire
District: South Oxfordshire
To be known as: Watlington

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]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 29th March 2012
Updated: Thursday 29th March 2012

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