NARC-BBFE9A: NARC-BBFE9A : Penny : Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-BBFE9A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Penny of Charles I (AD 1625-1649) Group G. Oval garnished shield reverse. Initial mark two pellets. London mint under Parliament. AD 1639-1649.

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan due to clipping.

Diameter: 13.31mm, Thickness: 0.58mm, Weight: 0.4g.

North Vol II, P 163, No 2273

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1639
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.58 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 13.31 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 Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group G (N 2273)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, mark of value 'I' behind head
Obverse inscription: ∙∙CAROL[VS D G M B F ET H] REX
Reverse description: Round shield of arms, no inner circle
Reverse inscription: [∙∙IV]STITIA THRONVM.F[IRMAT]
Initial mark: Two Pellets
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Bickmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1148
Four figure Latitude: 52.13019821
Four figure longitude: -1.8407216
1:25K map: SP1148
1:10K map: SP14NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 163 2273

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