NCL-E2CC07: silver coin of charles 1

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Unique ID: NCL-E2CC07

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin medal of Charles I, celebrating his Scottish coronation in 1633.

Obverse shows the bust (left) of Charles 1 and the reverse depicts the thistle of scotland.

This coin was comissioned to Nicholas Briot, a skilled coiner, and was produced in a screw press. These silver examples were thrown into the crown at the coronation ceremony.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1633
Date to: Exactly AD 1633

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.64 mm
Diameter: 28.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th October 2011 - Friday 2nd December 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lucy Cummings
Identified by: Miss Lucy Cummings

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Type: Silver: Charles I, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust left, of Charles 1, lifelike in style legend uses ligated AE
Reverse description: Scottish thistle
Reverse inscription: HING NOSTRAE CREVERE ROSAE; (in ex) CORON 18 IVNII // 1633 B
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Birdforth (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Updated: Thursday 15th March 2012

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