PUBLIC-BBBD7C: Charles I halfgroat

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-BBBD7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily worn and clipped Post Medieval silver half groat of Charles I (r. AD 1625-1649). Probably Bust D with a harp or portcullis mintmark. Inner circle only on the obverse probably North 2256, dating to the period AD 1632-34. Bust has been particularly worn, perhaps intentionally.

Measurements: 13.84mm diameter, weighs .39gramme.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1632
Date to: Circa AD 1634

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.25 mm
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 13.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th August 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Wendy Thompson
Identified by: Mrs Wendy Thompson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: Second bust left, mark of value II behind
Obverse inscription: [+ CAROLVS.D'.G'.M'.B'.F.ET.H'.REX]
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield, nothing above
Reverse inscription: .IVSTITIA.T[HRONVM FIRM]AT
Initial mark: Harp or portcullis
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Reculver (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2168
Four figure Latitude: 51.36803783
Four figure longitude: 1.17356997
1:25K map: TR2168
1:10K map: TR26NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting on private farmland
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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