WMID-CD33B6: Post Medieval coin: Half groat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-CD33B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped silver halfgroat of Charles I (AD 1625 to AD 1649), dating to the period AD 1628 to AD 1629. Minted at the Tower (London). Mintmark: Anchor. North, vol 2, p161, no 2249.

Diameter: 15.5 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

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 1628
Date to: Circa AD 1629

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group A (N 2248, 2249)
Obverse description: Crowned rose
Obverse inscription: C D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Crowned rose
Reverse inscription: IVS[ ]NVM FIRMAT
Initial mark: anchor
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Lichfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1208
Four figure Latitude: 52.66957994
Four figure longitude: -1.82398297
1:25K map: SK1208
1:10K map: SK10NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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