DOR-8A9CD4: Post Medieval coin: fourpence of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-8A9CD4

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A silver fourpence of Charles II (1660 - 1685) dating to 1679. Four interlinked Cs quatered with emblems on the reverse.
Reference: Spink 2015 No. 3384
Date: Post Medieval
Diameter: 18.21 mm
Weight: 1.83 g
Die axis: 6

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 1679
Date to: Circa AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.83 g
Diameter: 18.21 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019543

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: Charles II (S 3383 - 3384)
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate and draped
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown above four interlinked Cs quartered with symbols (rose, thistle, harp and fleur de lys) . Date flanking crown (1679)
Reverse inscription: MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sturminster Marshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY9399
Four figure Latitude: 50.79052441
Four figure longitude: -2.10067574
1:25K map: SY9399
1:10K map: SY99SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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