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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-531DEE

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

A complete post-Medieval silver threepence of Charles II (1660-1685), minted at London and dated 1679 on coin. Spink: 3386.

Obverse: CARLOVS.II.DEI.GRATIA; Laureate and draped bust right.

Reverse: 79.MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16; Three interlinked C's.

Diameter: 16.4mm. Weight: 1.34g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1679
Date to: Exactly AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th December 2017 - Sunday 10th December 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: IOW2018-1-13

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Threepence: Charles II (S 3385 - 3386)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: CARLOVS.II.DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Three interlinked C's
Reverse inscription: 79.MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16
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: 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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

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