WMID-524D34: Post Medieval coin: Clipped shilling of Charles I

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Unique ID: WMID-524D34

Object type certainty: Certain
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silver, Post Medieval, Shilling, Charles I (AD 1625 to AD 1649), Mint: probably London (Tower). Mintmark: not present. Clipped to the size of a sixpence. North p 159-60, North 2227-2234, Group E to G.

Diameter: 20.7 mm
Thickness: 1.0 mm
Weight: 3.2 g

Evidence of reuse: clipped to the size of a sixpence

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 20.7 mm

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: 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, not further defined (N 2216 - 2234)
Obverse description: Bust facing left. XII behind head
Obverse inscription: not present
Reverse description: Square shield on cross moline
Reverse inscription: [ ]G[ ]
Initial mark: not present
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Bradley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8919
Four figure Latitude: 52.76848139
Four figure longitude: -2.16447334
1:25K map: SJ8919
1:10K map: SJ81NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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