LEIC-6445E5: 6445E5 post medieval silver coin

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Unique ID: LEIC-6445E5

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Post Medieval silver coin fragment. The coin appears to be a crown of Charles I minted during the civil war as it has a distinct pattern on its reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1625
Date to: AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th December 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Crown (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: possible traces of horses hind legs?
Obverse inscription: none visible
Reverse description: royal crest of Britain with intricate swirling border
Reverse inscription: none present

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4500
Four figure Latitude: 52.595939
Four figure longitude: -1.337097
1:25K map: SK4500
1:10K map: SK40SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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