WMID-EE0C67:  Post-medieval silver penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-EE0C67

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn silver post-medieval penny of Charles I (1625-1649).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.49 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

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, not further defined (N 2261 - 2273)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, I behind
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Crowned rose
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIA THR]ONVM[ FIRMAT]
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Idlicote (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2845
Four figure Latitude: 52.102631
Four figure longitude: -1.592627
1:25K map: SP2845
1:10K map: SP24NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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