IOW-28E1C7: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of Charles I

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-28E1C7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An almost complete sixpence of Charles I. AD 1635-6 (North 1975, 136, ref. 2241).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: AD 1635
Date to: AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th June 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2007-1-289

Materials and construction

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

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, Group D (N 2240, 2241)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with VI behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HI REX
Reverse description: Round garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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