SOM-73E74D: Post Medieval coin: penny of Charles I

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Unique ID: SOM-73E74D

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Post Medieval silver penny of Charles I dating to the period AD 1632 to 1649. Group D (late) E or, most probably, G. Initial mark unclear. North (1991:163) no.2271-2273.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 1632
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th July 2016 - Wednesday 27th July 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17456

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: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group G (N 2273)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with I behind head within inner circle
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G M [B F ET H REX]
Reverse description: Round garnished shield, no inner circle
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITI]A THRONV[M FIRMAT]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Stawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0722
Four figure Latitude: 50.98986012
Four figure longitude: -3.32643105
1:25K map: ST0722
1:10K map: ST02SE
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: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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