LVPL-63ED31: Post-Medieval half crown of Charles I

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Unique ID: LVPL-63ED31

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver half crown of Charles I, (1624-1649).

Obverse: CAROLVS. D'G' MAG' BRI' FRA' ET'HIB'REX; King on horseback.

Reverse: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO; round garnished shield.

IM: R in brackets (1644-5).

Third horseman.


North no: 2213.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1644
Date to: Circa AD 1645

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.59 mm
Weight: 14.7 g
Diameter: 36.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: Uncertain
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver halfcrown: Charles I, Group 3 (N 2209 - 2213)
Obverse description: King on horseback.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS. D’G’ MAG’ BRI’ FRA’ ET’HIB’REX
Reverse description: Round garnished shield.
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: R in brackets.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Baschurch

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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