IOW-328BE2: Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Charles II

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-328BE2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver shilling of Charles II (1660-1685), dated 1663 (Spink 3371-3372).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1663

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.31 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th June 2010

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-343

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Stamped
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Four crowned shields arranged in a cruciform with garter star at centre, interlinked Cs in angles
Reverse inscription: 1663 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 6 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: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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