WILT-8C9C24: Post-medieval coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-8C9C24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Charles I dating to the period AD 1625-1649. The coin appears to have been clipped. Obverse depicts a crowned Group D bust facing left with I behind the head and an inner circle. Reverse depicts an oval shield with garniture and no inner circle. The inital mark is two pellets. North 2271 (North JJ, 1991, English Hammered Coinage Volume 2,Spink & Son, London p 163).

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 1625
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 13.86 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4375

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group D (N 2267 - 2271)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left (Group D).
Obverse inscription: CARO[LVS D G MAG BRI] FR ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Oval shield with garniture.
Reverse inscription: IVS[TITIA THRONVM] FIRMAT
Initial mark: Two pellets
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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