LVPL-4C75F7: Post-medieval halfgroat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-4C75F7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver halfgroat of Charles I, (AD 1625-1649). Reverse: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT; garnished oval shield. Group D, initial mark unknown. AD 1630-1645.

Obverse: CAROLVS D G [MAG BRI FR ET HI]B REX; crowned bust left, II behind bust. Beaded inner circles.

Clipped.

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 1630
Date to: Circa AD 1645

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th October 2015 - Saturday 10th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, not further defined (N 2248 - 2260)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, II behind bust.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G [MAG BRI FR ET HI]B REX
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield.
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
Parish or ward: Croston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4617
Four figure Latitude: 53.64670423
Four figure longitude: -2.81836217
1:25K map: SD4617
1:10K map: SD41NE
Grid reference source: From 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: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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