LIN-7C201C: Silver halfgroat of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-7C201C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Charles II (1660-85). CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO reverse type depicting an oval garnished shield. Struck AD1660-85. North no. 2772.

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 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th April 2015 - Friday 24th April 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfgroat: Charles II (N 2770 - 2772)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, value II behind
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield on long cross fleury.
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Welton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9980
Four figure Latitude: 53.30769963
Four figure longitude: -0.51569156
1:25K map: SK9980
1:10K map: SK98SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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