HAMP-3CFAB7: Post-medieval coin: Shilling of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-3CFAB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and clipped 17th-century silver post-medieval shilling of Charles I (1625-1649 AD), Group E bust, London (Tower) mint (1636-1640 AD; North 2227-2230).

The wear is differential with the obverse far more worn than the reverse.

Notes:

This coin was listed in the records of the South Bucks Metal Detecting Club; details were sent on to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1636
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 1640
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.95 mm
Width: 25.4 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 4.53 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 1990 - Friday 31st December 1999

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3232; 11

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group E (N 2227 - 2230/3)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, 'XII' behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS • D G. M[AG BRI FR E H]I • REX
Reverse description: Square topped shield over a cross patty moline
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO . AV[SPIC]E [REGNO]
Initial mark: Indiscernible
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cookham CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Saturday 28th January 2012
Updated: Thursday 1st March 2012

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