SUSS-0C74BE: silver threepence of Charles II

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Unique ID: SUSS-0C74BE

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A post medieval silver threepence of Charles II (AD 1660-1685) dating c. AD 1660-1662. Mint of London. Crown initial mark. As North (1991: 210) no. 2769.

Obverse: Crowned bust left with mark of value III behind head, CAROLVS II D G M BR FR ET HI REX

Reverse: Square shield on cross fleury, CHRISTO AUSPICE REGNO

Measurements: Diameter: 18.79mm; thickness: 0.68mm and weight: 1.44g. 

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 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1662

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.68 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 18.79 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Threepence: Charles II (N 2769)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with mark of value III behind head.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II D G M BR FR ET HI REX.
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fleury
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AUSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
Parish or ward: Battle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7616
Four figure Latitude: 50.91662464
Four figure longitude: 0.50244216
1:25K map: TQ7616
1:10K map: TQ71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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