DEV-F37AD7: DEV-F37AD7 Silver coin of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-F37AD7

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Postmedieval silver coin. The coin is a halfgroat of Charles I (1625 - 1649 AD). The coin has been heavily clipped around the edges, and a section of it has been cut off. The obverse is worn. On the reverse, it is just possible to make out part of part of the oval shield.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 14.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: (Worn)
Reverse description: Oval shield
Reverse inscription: IUST[TITIA THRONUM FIRMAT]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Upton-by-Chester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4069
Four figure Latitude: 53.214655
Four figure longitude: -2.899953
1:25K map: SJ4069
1:10K map: SJ46NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Updated: 8 years ago

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