NARC-510E43: charles crown obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-510E43

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

Gold hammered crown of Charles I. Clipped. Bell mint mark. Issued London 1634-5.

Obverse: bust left. V behind. CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HI' REX

Reverse: oval sheild between crowned C and R CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROTEGIT

The left hand side of both the obverse and reverse appear very worn. However, the legends are very sharp and in mint condition. The wear is therefore a result of a worn die rather than coin use.

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 1634

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Crown (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Gold: Charles I (N 2143 - 2189)
Obverse description: bust left. V behind.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BR FR ET HI' REX
Reverse description: oval sheild between crowned C and R
Reverse inscription: CVLTORES SVI DEVS PROTEGIT
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Paulerspury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7146
Four figure Latitude: 52.107782
Four figure longitude: -0.964716
1:25K map: SP7146
1:10K map: SP74NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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