SUR-77D722:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-77D722

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete post-medieval silver Scottish six shillings of Charles I (1625-49), First Coinage (1625-34), Spink 5543, dated 1632. Ref: Spink 2003: 80.

The coin is a little worn and corroded, and doublestruck (seen on the reverse). 

Notes:

The coin has a right-facing bust instead of the left-faing bust seen on English coins. The coin was equivalent in face value to a contemporary English sixpence. 

This is only the fourth example of this coin recorded on the database. See also BERK-FDE02FLVPL-020D82 and SUSS-FD30B1.

Recorded from details emailed by the finder.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

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 1632
Date to: Circa AD 1632

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Six shillings
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Type: Scottish: Six shillings of Charles I, First coinage (S 5543)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right, denomination of VI behind bust.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG FRAN & HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield of royal arms, date above (1632).
Reverse inscription: QVÆ DEVS CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET
Initial mark: Thistle

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Chaldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3254
Four figure Latitude: 51.26987314
Four figure longitude: -0.10921081
1:25K map: TQ3254
1:10K map: TQ35SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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