LANCUM-A70CB4: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-A70CB4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early post-medieval halfgroat of Charles I dating from c. AD1634-40. Group D with double arched crown. Mint mark: unknown. North 2254-2258.

Obv: CAROLVS [...] Crowned bust left with II behind

Rev: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT oval garnished shield

NB: The find was reported via email. The FLO has not seen the find. Images kindly provided by finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1634
Date to: Circa AD 1640

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 13.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th April 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with II behind
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS [...]
Reverse description: oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT
Initial mark: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: Boston (District)
To be known as: Boston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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