IOW-A032E3: IOW-A032E3 Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-A032E3

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

A clipped post-Medieval silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649 AD), minted at London. Group F. Mintmark: (P), 1643-1644 (North 1991: 160, ref: 2231).

Obverse: CAROLVS. D[ ]FRA ET HIB REX; Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Reverse: .CHRISTO.AVSPICE.[ ] (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Shield over cross moline

Diameter: 28.85mm. Weight: 5.74g. DA=12:4.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1643
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 1644
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.74 g
Diameter: 28.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th June 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: IOW2012-14-2

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 Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group F (N 2231 - 2232)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS. D[ ]FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Shield over cross moline
Reverse inscription: .CHRISTO.AVSPICE[ ] (I reign under the auspice of Christ)
Initial mark: (P)
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Thursday 14th June 2012
Updated: Friday 15th June 2012

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