KENT-0CF52D: Post-medieval coin: groat of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-0CF52D

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A complete post-medieval milled silver maundy groat of Charles II (1660-1685), issue dated 1679. Spink No. 3384.

Measurements: diameter: 18.8mm; weight:1.88g

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 1679
Date to: Exactly AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.88 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Groat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Groat: Charles II (N 2768)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.II. DEI. GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown above four interlocked Cs which form a cross with a rose, thistle, lis and harp in the angles
Reverse inscription: MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX. 1679
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District)
Parish or ward: East Peckham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6650
Four figure Latitude: 51.22505644
Four figure longitude: 0.37591003
1:25K map: TQ6650
1:10K map: TQ65SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2011 Coins of England & The United Kingdom, 46th Edition London Spink and Son Ltd

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

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