PUBLIC-93605F: Charles II Guinea. 1672.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-93605F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Charles II  (1660-1685) Guinea dated 1672. The coin has a line running through the "CAROLVS II" part of the legend and the tops of some of the letters are not fully formed, indicating the coin was struck from a cracked die.

Seaby/Spink reference 3344

The coin weighs 8.36 gram and is 25.4mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date to: Circa AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.36 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th July 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Guinea: Charles II (S 3338 - 3346)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles
Reverse inscription: MAG BER FRA ET HIB REX 1672
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
To be known as: Hartley Wintley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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