IOW-EDDD02: IOW-EDDD02 Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-EDDD02

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped post-Medieval silver shilling of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), minted at London. Group C. Mintmark: rose, 1631-1632 (North 1991: 159, ref: 2221).

Obverse: CAROLVS. D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX.; Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head

Reverse: .CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Garnished oval shield with C R above

Diameter: 31.3mm. Weight: 5.84g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 1631
Date to: Exactly AD 1632

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.84 g
Diameter: 31.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 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: IOW2012-4-347

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group C (N 2221, 2222)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS. D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX.
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield with C R above
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ)
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 6 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: 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
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

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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