HAMP-6EED32: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-6EED32

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A worn and clipped 17th-century post-medieval silver halfgroat of Charles I, Group D, minted in London (1634-35 AD; North 2257)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1634
Date to: AD 1635

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.8 mm
Width: 14.55 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2465

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: Bearded bust, crowned and draped facing left; 'II' behind; no inner circle
Obverse inscription: (Crown) . CAROLVS . [D :] G : M : B : F [: ET] H : REX .
Reverse description: Round garnished shield; no inner circle
Reverse inscription: (Crown) . IVSTITIA . THRONVM . FIRMAT . ('Justice strengthens the throne')
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Vernham Dean CP

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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