NLM-1AA71B: Post-Medieval Coin: Indeterminate issue of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1AA71B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin fragment. Small fragment from a probably hammered coin of a post-medieval English ruler, probably of the House of Stuart (1603-1688); Charles I (1625-1649) is the most likely.

Obverse description: Bust probably left; outer circle

Obverse inscription: (---)REX

Reverse description: Outer circle

Reverse inscription: (--)G[--]B(--)

Diameter (in excess of): 15mm, Weight: 0.21gms

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 1625
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.21 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM34204

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver: Charles I, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust probably left; outer circle
Obverse inscription: (---)REX
Reverse description: Outer circle
Reverse inscription: (--)G[--]B(--)
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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 Torksey

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Tuesday 8th November 2016
Updated: Tuesday 8th November 2016

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