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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-A032E3

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

A clipped post-Medieval silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649 AD), minted at London. Group F. Mintmark: (P), 1643-1644 (North 1991: 160, ref: 2231).

Obverse: CAROLVS. D[ ]FRA ET HIB REX; Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Reverse: .CHRISTO.AVSPICE.[ ] (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Shield over cross moline

Diameter: 28.85mm. Weight: 5.74g. DA=12:4.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 1643
Date to: Exactly AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 5.74 g
Diameter: 28.85 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th June 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-14-2

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 Parliament) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group F (N 2231 - 2232) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS. D[ ]FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Shield over cross moline
Reverse inscription: .CHRISTO.AVSPICE[ ] (I reign under the auspice of Christ)
Initial mark: (P)
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 14th June 2012
Updated: Friday 15th June 2012

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