WMID-6D3C17: Post medieval coin: Shilling of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6D3C17

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver shilling of Charles I (AD 1625 to AD 1649), dating to the period AD 1625 to AD 1649. Minted at the Tower (London). Coin has been clipped. c.f. North, vol 2, p 160, no2231-2232.

Diameter: 29.0 mm
Thickness:1.1 mm
Weight: 5.5 g

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
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group F (N 2231 - 2232)
Obverse description: Probably Bust F. Crowned bust facing left. XII behind head
Obverse inscription: [ ]LVS DG MAG BRI FRA [ ]
Reverse description: square shield on cross moline
Reverse inscription: [ ]TO AVSPICE R[ ]
Initial mark: missing
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Lichfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1207
Four figure Latitude: 52.66059031
Four figure longitude: -1.82401903
1:25K map: SK1207
1:10K map: SK10NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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