LVPL-DBFBB7: Charles I silver twenty pence coin

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Charles I (1625-49) Scottish silver twenty pence coin, third coinage 1637-1642.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1637
Date to: Circa AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Left facing bust. X to the right of the bust.
Obverse inscription: CAR D G SCOT ANG [FRA ET HIB]
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: [THRONUM] (FIRMAT) IVS
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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)
To be known as: Chester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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