WMID-1BBCC4: Post Medieval coin: Scottish twenty pence of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-1BBCC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver twenty pence of Charles I (AD 1625 to AD 1649), probably dating to the period AD 1637 to AD 1642, issued as part of the third Scottish issue of coinage. Probably IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT reverse type depicting a crowned thistle. Probably minted in Edinburgh. Probably Spink 5582.

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1637
Date to: Circa AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th October 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twenty pence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Twentypence of Charles I, Third coinage (S 5581 - 5591A)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left. XX behind head
Obverse inscription: CAR DG SCOT FR ET [ ]R
Reverse description: Crowned thistle. Probable B above crown
Reverse inscription: [ ]VST[ ] RONVM FIRMAT
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Nuneaton and Bedworth (District)
Parish or ward: Whitestone (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3989
Four figure Latitude: 52.49751786
Four figure longitude: -1.4269588
1:25K map: SP3989
1:10K map: SP38NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 5 years ago

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