IOW-3CACE6: Post-Medieval Coin: 2 Skilling piece of Christian IV of Denmark and Norway

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-3CACE6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete 2 Skilling piece of Christian IV (1588-1648) of Denmark (and Norway), struck 1624-29 (Krause and Mishler 2003, 17th century, 3rd edition, p. 179, ref. KM#29).

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1624
Date to: AD 1629

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd February 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2009-1-131

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of post-medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Type: Post medieval coin of the Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway
Obverse description: Crowned shield (royal arms) on long cross
Obverse inscription: CHRIS/TIAN/IIII D/G DAN
Reverse inscription: II./SKILL/ING DA/NSK; NOR.VAN. GOTO. REX 162?5.
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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