IOW-1E9084: Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-1E9084

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A clipped post-Medieval silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649), minted at London (Tower). Group E. Initial marks: anchor/anchor, 1628-1629 (North 1991: 160, ref: 2229).

Obverse: (anchor) .CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX.; Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head

Reverse: (anchor) .CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Square shield

Diameter: 30.6mm. Weight: 5.68g. DA=12:3.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1628
Date to: Exactly AD 1629

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.68 g
Diameter: 30.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd February 2015 - Sunday 22nd February 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-7-26

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, Group E (N 2227 - 2230/3)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: (anchor) CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX.
Reverse description: Square shield
Reverse inscription: (anchor) .CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ)
Initial mark: Anchor
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

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

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