SWYOR-247806: Post Medieval coin; Commonwealth penny

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Unique ID: SWYOR-247806

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A post medieval silver coin: a penny of the Commonwealth, dating from 1649-1660. There is a small, circular perforation at one o'clock on the obverse. It is 15.8mm in diameter and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 0.83gm. For reference, see North, volume 2, number 2729.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1649
Date to: Exactly AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1579

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Commonwealth (N 2729)
Obverse description: A shield of St. George within a wreath of palm and laurel.
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Conjoined shields of St. George and Ireland with mark of value I above.
Reverse inscription: None
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Langford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8160
Four figure Latitude: 53.131018
Four figure longitude: -0.79083
1:25K map: SK8160
1:10K map: SK86SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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