HAMP-A99E36: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A99E36

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A worn, clipped and cracked 17th-century silver post-medieval penny of Charles I, probably Group E, London mint (c. 1636 - c. 1643 AD; probably North 2272)

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1643

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.2 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 0.35 mm
Weight: 0.34 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th December 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2565

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group E (N 2272)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left within inner circle; 'I' to right of head
Obverse inscription: C[AROL]VS . D G : M [: B : F :] ET H REX
Reverse description: Oval shield with garniture; no inner circle
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIA THRO]NVM . FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne')
Initial mark: None?
Die axis measurement: 10 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: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Sherborne St. John (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6357
Four figure Latitude: 51.308638
Four figure longitude: -1.097569
1:25K map: SU6357
1:10K map: SU65NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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