BH-475B55: Post-Medieval coin: penny of the Commonwealth period

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-475B55

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

A silver penny* of the Commonwealth period, 1649-1660.

Dimensions: 13.7mm diameter, 0.1mm thick; weight: 0.46g.

Notes:

*This coin is noteworthy in that the reverse lacks the value mark ('I').

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.1 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/46 - 5

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: London (Tower)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Commonwealth (N 2729)
Obverse description: Shield of St. George, wreath surrounding.
Obverse inscription: No legend.
Reverse description: Shields of St. George and Ireland, beaded border surrounding.
Reverse inscription: No legend.
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Watlington

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: Thursday 29th March 2012
Updated: Thursday 29th March 2012

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