LEIC-33CA15: post medieval silver halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-33CA15

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval silver halfgroat of Charles I, 14mm in diameter, 1mm thick and weighing 1 gram.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1625
Date to: AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: left facing crowned bust with II behind
Obverse inscription: CAROLVSDGMBFETHREX
Reverse description: royal crest in ornate border
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA[THRO]NVMFIRMAT
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Claybrooke Parva (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4987
Four figure Latitude: 52.478735
Four figure longitude: -1.279964
1:25K map: SP4987
1:10K map: SP48NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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