SWYOR-E572D2: SWYOR-E572D2-Charles I Halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-E572D2

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

A silver Post medieval coin; a clipped, worn, half groat of Charles I (AD1625-1649), Group B - G. Tower mint. North number 2250 - 2260, page 161 - 162. The coin is misshapen. Width across bust 15.65mm, thickness: 0.58mm, weight: 0.90g.

Obverse: A crowned bust of the king, left, with mark of value II behind. The legend: [CA]ROLVS D G M. B [F ET H] REX. Translation: Charles by the Grace of God King of Great Britain France and Ireland.

Reverse: A rounded garnished shield of arms, the legend: IVSTI[TIA] THRON[VM FIR]MA[T] Translation: Justice consolidates the throne.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1625
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.58 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 15.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th August 2021 - Friday 6th August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Ref No 0282

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, not further defined (N 2248 - 2260)
Obverse description: A crowned bust of the king, left, with mark of value II behind.
Obverse inscription: [CA]ROLVS D G M. B [F ET H] REX.
Reverse description: A rounded garnished shield of arms
Reverse inscription: IVSTI[TIA] THRON[VM FIR]MA[T]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Nesfield with Langbar (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE0949
Four figure Latitude: 53.93704131
Four figure longitude: -1.86439708
1:25K map: SE0949
1:10K map: SE04NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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