CORN-15184B: sixpence of Charles I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-15184B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver sixpence of Charles I (1625-1649), Tower Mint under Charles I (1625-1642), initial mark tun (1636-1638), Group D, fourth bust, Type 3a, no inner circles, Spink 2813.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1636
Date to: Exactly AD 1638

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd July 2017 - Saturday 22nd July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Caroline Dudley
Identified by: Ms Caroline Dudley
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Charles I, not further defined (N 2235 - 2247/1)
Obverse description: Crowned fourth bust facing left with the Roman numerals VI behind the head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO
Initial mark: tun
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Porthleven (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW6426
Four figure Latitude: 50.08713331
Four figure longitude: -5.30053892
1:25K map: SW6426
1:10K map: SW66NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Audit data

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

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