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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-6D8DE6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post medieval silver sixpence of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to AD 1636-8.

As North (1991: 161) no. 2243, Group E. Tun initial mark, Tower mint.

Measurements: 25.9mm diameter, 1.3mm thickness, weight 2.80g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1638

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd August 2019 - Saturday 19th October 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018631

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Charles I, Group E (N 2242 - 2245)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with short pointed collar and large VI behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLUS D G MA. BR. FR ET HI REX
Reverse description: Square shield over cross pattee moline
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AUSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: West Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Lamerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX4476
Four figure Latitude: 50.56287431
Four figure longitude: -4.2039532
1:25K map: SX4476
1:10K map: SX46SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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