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BUC-7A17D2: Post Medieval coin: penny of Charles I

Rights Holder: Buckinghamshire County Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-7A17D2

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


A silver penny of Charles I, not further defined (N 2261 - 2273) Obverse description: Crowned bust left with I behind head.Obverse inscription: Illegible. Reverse description: Oval shield. Reverse inscription: Illegible. No mint mark

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
Weight: 0.33 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th October 2015

Personal details

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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, not further defined (N 2261 - 2273)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with I behind head
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Oval shield
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hanslope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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