BERK-6AAC0E: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-6AAC0E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver post-medieval halfgroat of Charles I (AD 1625-1649) dating to the period AD 1631-1632. Rose initial mark, mint of the Tower of London. North N2250.

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 1631
Date to: Circa AD 1632

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2017.279

Materials and construction

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

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 B (N 2250, 2251)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, value mark II behind head
Obverse inscription: CARO' D G MA' BR' FR' ET HI' REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT
Initial mark: (Rose)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Crowmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6287
Four figure Latitude: 51.578462
Four figure longitude: -1.10666798
1:25K map: SU6287
1:10K map: SU68NW
What3Words: voltages.restores.holdings
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Monday 11th September 2017
Updated: Monday 11th September 2017

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