NLM-2A317E: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A317E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny of Charles I (1625-1649), possibly Shrewsbury mint issue of 1642 with contracted legend and untidy lettering. Pierced with a regular neat round hole from the reverse at 12 O'clock obverse.

Obverse description: [bust left], I behind head; no inner circle. Two pellets precede legend.

Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D.G.M.B.F[--]T.H.RX

Reverse description: Arms in Cartouche.

Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA.THRONVM.FIRM[AT]

Diameter: 14.1mm, Weight: 0.44gms, die axis: probably 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1642
Date to: Exactly AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33618

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: Shrewsbury
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, not further defined (N 2261 - 2273)
Obverse description: [bust left], I behind head; no inner circle
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D.G.M.B.F[--]T.H.RX
Reverse description: Arms in Cartouche.
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA.THRONVM.FIRM[AT]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
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)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: NLM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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