BERK-882705: Charles II Fourpence

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-882705

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

A silver fourpence coin of Charles II (AD1660-1685). Dated 1679.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1679
Date to: Exactly AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 18.35 mm
Thickness: 0.95 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th September 2009

Rally details.

This object was found at West Hanney 2009

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: Charles II (S 3383 - 3384)
Obverse description: Bust, laureate and draped, facing right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned four interlaced Cs with quartered emblems i. harp 2. thistle 3.fleur-de-lys 4. rose
Reverse inscription: 79.MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Grove (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4091
Four figure Latitude: 51.616412
Four figure longitude: -1.423675
1:25K map: SU4091
1:10K map: SU49SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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