IOW-260557: IOW-260557 Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-260557

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver threepence of Charles II (1660-1685 AD), minted at London and dated 1681 on coin. Seaby: SE3386.
Obverse: CAROLVS . II . DEI . GRATIA; Laureate draped bust right
Reverse: MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX . 16-81; Three interlinked Cs, crowned
Diameter: 16.72mm. Weight: 1.47g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1681

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 16.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-5-51

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Threepence: Charles II (S 3385 - 3386)
Obverse description: Laureate draped bust right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS . II . DEI . GRATIA
Reverse description: Three interlinked Cs, crowned
Reverse inscription: MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX . 16-81
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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