LON-82B427: A post medieval silver coin: halfcrown of Charles I, Shrewsbury mint (1643).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-82B427

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver coin: halfcrown of Charles I, Shrewsbury mint (1643). Heavily clipped past all inscription.

Obverse: King on horseback - Oxford horse with off hind leg raised.

Obverse inscription: [CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX]

Reverse: RELIG PROT LEG ANG LIBER PAR, declaration in two lines with a line above and below; three plumes above date 1643 below.

Reverse inscription: [EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI]

Die axis measurement: 2.00

Dimensions: Diameter: 30.08mm; weight: 10.59g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1643

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.59 g
Diameter: 30.08 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: Shrewsbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: King on horseback – Oxford horse with off hind leg raised.
Obverse inscription: [CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX]
Reverse description: RELIG PROT LEG ANG LIBER PAR, declaration in two lines with a line above and below; three plumes above date 1643 below.
Reverse inscription: [EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR INIMICI]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.503528
Four figure longitude: -0.099555
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the Thames foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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