WMID-927B28: Post Medieval silver halfgroat or threepence of Charles I (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-927B28

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver halfgroat or threepence of Charles I (AD 1625-1649). The coin has been clipped and is worn. The coin has also been pierced behind the bust.

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 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th October 2016 - Wednesday 12th October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS [....] REX
Reverse description: oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shifnal (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7611
Four figure Latitude: 52.69614223
Four figure longitude: -2.35655875
1:25K map: SJ7611
1:10K map: SJ71SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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