SOM-1C4C4E: Post-medieval coin: penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-1C4C4E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to AD 1630 to 1649. Unclear group. Unclear initial mark. North (1991:2263-2273). The coin is bent and broken with c.15% missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1630
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2016 - Thursday 2nd March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: sCC receipt 19103

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, not further defined (N 2261 - 2273)
Obverse description: Bust facing left with mark of value, I, behind head within inner circle
Obverse inscription: CAROLV[S D G ...RE]X
Reverse description: Oval or round garnished sheld, unclear if inner circles present or not
Reverse inscription: [IVST . THR]ONV[M . FIRMAT .]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Nether Stowey CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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