HAMP-AE6376: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-AE6376

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A very worn and clipped 17th-century silver post-medieval penny of Charles I, possibly Group D (c. 1634 - c. 1639 AD; possibly North 2270)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1634
Date to: Circa AD 1639

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.4 mm
Width: 11.3 mm
Thickness: 0.45 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2819

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group D (N 2267 - 2271)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left; 'I' to right of head; no inner circle
Obverse inscription: [CAR]OLVS D G M B [F ET H REX]
Reverse description: Oval shield with garniture; no inner circle
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIA THRON]VM FI[RMAT] ('Justice strengthens the throne')
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Child Okeford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8213
Four figure Latitude: 50.916178
Four figure longitude: -2.257424
1:25K map: ST8213
1:10K map: ST81SW
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: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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