LEIC-A6E2CA: Charles II fourpence

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-A6E2CA

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A Post-Medieval silver fourpence of Charles II (1660 - 1685) dated to AD 1680 - 1685. Four interlinked C's reverse. Mint of London. The coin has been bent in two places and pierced 
Spink (2012), p.340, no.3384.
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 1 g

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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 1680
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: Charles II (S 3383 - 3384)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Four C's interlinked
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET [HIB REX] 168[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
Parish or ward: Walton upon Trent (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK2216
Four figure Latitude: 52.74118419
Four figure longitude: -1.67557503
1:25K map: SK2216
1:10K map: SK21NW
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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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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