WILT-410B45: Charles I Shilling

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Unique ID: WILT-410B45

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A post medieval silver shilling of Charles I dating to AD 1643-1644. CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX obverse depicting a crowned bust facing left with XII behind the head. CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO reverse depicting a square topped shield over cross moline. Letter P in brackets mint mark (Tower Mint under Parliament). Sixth bust. North 2231.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1643
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.41 g
Diameter: 32.04 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Hanbidge
Identified by: Mrs Jane Hanbidge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5053

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group F (N 2231 - 2232)
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Square topped shield over cross moline
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: (P)
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary Bourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4048
Four figure Latitude: 51.22979301
Four figure longitude: -1.42851523
1:25K map: SU4048
1:10K map: SU44NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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