SUSS-B4EDEE: Post Medieval coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-B4EDEE

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

A clipped post-Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649),

Obverse:Crowned bust left with I behind head.CAROLVS DG [MAG BRI FR ET HIB] REX

Reverse:Oval garnished shield. IVSTITIA [THRO] NVM.FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne')

cf. North 1994 volume 2, page 183, 2511

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, not further defined (N 2261 - 2273)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with I behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG [MAG BRI ET HIB] REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA [THRO] NVM FIRMAT
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8832
Four figure Latitude: 51.05656244
Four figure longitude: 0.68123559
1:25K map: TQ8832
1:10K map: TQ83SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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