SUSS-6EFB97: silver penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-6EFB97

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A clipped silver post-medieval penny of Charles I (AD1625-1649), dating c 1625-1649.

Group A, without bust. Uncrowned roses with inner circles and two pellets. Unclear initial mark. ; c.f. North (1991) vol.II,  no.2261. c.f. Spink 2013; no. 2837

Diameter: 12.50mm; thickness: 0.60mm and weight: 0.48g

The obverse edge of the flan is sharply bent upwards to 90 degrees at the two dots on the legend.

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 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group A (N 2261, 2262)
Obverse description: A central uncrowned rose within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: [C D G ]ROSA [SINE SPINA
Reverse description: A central uncrowned rose within inner circle
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIA THRONVM F]IRMAT two pellets
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: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Wivelsfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3321
Four figure Latitude: 50.97306635
Four figure longitude: -0.10704652
1:25K map: TQ3321
1:10K map: TQ32SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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