WAW-E43093: Post-Medieval: Charles I sixpence

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Unique ID: WAW-E43093

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A post-medieval silver sixpence of Charles I (1625 - 1649). Probably Group C or D (North 2238 - 2241). Mint of London (Tower). The coin has been clipped to the size of a threepence.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 1.82 g
Diameter: 20.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Freeman
Identified by: Miss Emily Freeman

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Charles I, not further defined (N 2235 - 2247/1)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with VI behind.
Obverse inscription: Not present.
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield.
Reverse inscription: Not present.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Coltishall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2821
Four figure Latitude: 52.73852043
Four figure longitude: 1.37600385
1:25K map: TG2821
1:10K map: TG22SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd 160

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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