OXON-0FC2C9: Post Medieval coin: penny of the Commonwealth

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-0FC2C9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval, silver penny of the Commonwealth, dating to AD 1649 - 1660. Mint of London. North (1991: 206) no.2729.

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 1649
Date to: Exactly AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th October 2020 - Friday 8th October 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS receipt 2607

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Commonwealth (N 2729)
Obverse description: Shield of St. George within wreath formed of a palm and laurel branch.
Reverse description: Conjoined shields of St. George with Ireland. Mark of value I above
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Clifton Hampden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5696
Four figure Latitude: 51.66000232
Four figure longitude: -1.19180911
1:25K map: SU5696
1:10K map: SU59NE
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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: HAMP-FABC36
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver post Medieval penny of the Commonwealth, dating to AD 1649 - 1660. Mint of London. As North (1991: 206) no.2729.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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