SUSS-1546C4: A Post Medieval silver half groat of Charles I.

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Unique ID: SUSS-1546C4

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A Post Medieval silver half groat of Charles I, probably dating to AD 1639-1640. Intial mark triangle, Group D. Tower mint of London. The coin is nearly illegible, however there is only one option for this initial mark. Cf. North 1991, Vol. II, pp 161-162, Nos. 2258.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1639
Date to: Circa AD 1640

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Caroline Chestnutt
Identified by: Ms Caroline Chestnutt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: Illegible.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG M B F ET H REX
Reverse description: Illegible.
Reverse inscription: [IVS THRO]NVM FIR[MAT]
Initial mark: Triangle.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
Parish or ward: Berwick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5105
Four figure Latitude: 50.82485523
Four figure longitude: 0.14253748
1:25K map: TQ5105
1:10K map: TQ50NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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