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Unique ID: BERK-6F1362

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver halfgroat of Charles II (AD1660-1685) as North 2772, Im. Unclear, Mint: London, Dated AD1660-1662

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1662

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfgroat: Charles II (N 2770 - 2772)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with II behind
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II D G MAG BRI FR [ET] HIBRE
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fourchee
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AUSPICE REGNO
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
District: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Balsall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2276
Four figure Latitude: 52.38159657
Four figure longitude: -1.67821487
1:25K map: SP2276
1:10K map: SP27NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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