DUR-C72081: DUR-C72081

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-C72081

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped post-medieval silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649), probably minted at the Tower under Parliament. The initial mark is partially clipped and worn smooth, and is thus illegible. The obverse bust and reverse cross most closely match North (1991, 160) Group F ref:2231. This would date the coin to between 1641 and 1643.

Obverse: [.CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.H]I.REX.; Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head

Reverse: .CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Square topped shield over cross Moline

Diameter: 29.65mm. Weight: 5.9g. DA=4:00.

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 1643
Date to: Circa AD 1645

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.9 g
Diameter: 29.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Benjamin Westwood
Identified by: Mr Benjamin Westwood

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group F (N 2231 - 2232)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: [.CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.H]I.REX.
Reverse description: Square topped shield over cross moline
Reverse inscription: CHRI[ST]O.[AVS]PICE[.RE]GNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ)
Initial mark: worn/clipped
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Eppleby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1815
Four figure Latitude: 54.52996362
Four figure longitude: -1.72337388
1:25K map: NZ1815
1:10K map: NZ11NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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