IOW-1A283B: Post-Medieval Coin: Commonwealth Penny

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-1A283B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An almost complete and worn post-Medieval silver Commonwealth penny (1649-1660), minted at London (North 1991: 206, ref: 2729).

Obverse: Shield of St. George within wreath formed of a palm and laurel branch.

Reverse: Conjoined shields of St. George and Ireland with I (mark of value) above.

Diameter: 12.6mm. Weight: 0.44g. DA=12:12.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1649
Date to: Exactly AD 1660

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 12.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th October 2017 - Thursday 26th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-7-287

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Commonwealth (N 2729)
Obverse description: Shield of St. George within wreath formed of a palm and laurel branch
Reverse description: Conjoined shields of St. George and Ireland with I (mark of value) above
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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