SOM-0F1DF2: Post-medieval coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-0F1DF2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver twenty pence piece of Charles I dating from AD 1637-1642, Third coinage, Type V: Falconer's anonymous issue, Spink 5591.

There is a small loss to the circumference, less than 5% of coin. The coin has also been bent.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 15.3 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22393

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twenty pence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Silver coin of Charles I, Third coinage (S 5552 - 5591)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, XX behind head.
Obverse inscription: CAR. D G SCOT ANG FR. & . HIB R
Reverse description: Crown over thistle
Reverse inscription: . IVST. THR[O]NVM [FIRMA]T .
Initial mark: ?Lozenge
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Cullompton CP

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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