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HAMP-478D8C: Post-medieval coin : Penny of Charles I

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Unique ID: HAMP-478D8C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval penny of Charles I (1625-49), Tower mint, Group D, fourth bust. North 2270; probably as Brooker 700.
The coin is extremely worn, clipped and damaged.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3817

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group D (N 2267 - 2271)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, I behind head
Obverse inscription: [...]LVS D G [...]T:H:R[...]
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield of arms
Reverse inscription: :[IVS THRONVM FI]RMAT
Initial mark: None apparent
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: New Alresford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5832
Four figure Latitude: 51.08439423
Four figure longitude: -1.17332349
1:25K map: SU5832
1:10K map: SU53SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 2270

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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