LANCUM-F0927F: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Charles I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-F0927F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Halfgroat of Charles I halfgroat dating from 1639-49. Group D, Type 3a3. Minted under parliament; initial mark is a (R).

Obv: [CA]ROLVS [D G M B FR ET H REX]

Rev: IVSTI[TIA THRONVM FIRMAT]

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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 1639
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 16 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th April 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: crowned bust left with 1 behind
Obverse inscription: [CA]ROLVS [D G M B FR ET H REX]
Reverse description: oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTI[TIA THRONVM FIRMAT]
Initial mark: (R)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Holt

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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