GLO-B456E5: 1639 Silver sixpence of Charles I.JPG

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-B456E5

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Silver sixpence of Charles I Date: 1639-1640 Diameter 24mm, weight 2.94g Obverse: crowned bust facing left, IV behind. Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BRT FRA ET HI REX Reverse: shield displaying the riyal coat of arms Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO Mint mark: Triangle Condition: fine

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1639
Date to: Ante AD 1640

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.94 g
Diameter: 24 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1639

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Charles I, not further defined (N 2235 - 2247/1)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left, IV behind.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BRT FRA ET HI REX
Reverse description: shield displaying the riyal coat of arms
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: Triangle
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Taynton

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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