PUBLIC-DD7142: A complete post-Medieval silver threepence of Charles II (1660-1685), minted at London and dated 1679 on coin.

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

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: Circa AD 1679
Date to: Exactly AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.83 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th June 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Lange
Identified by: Mr David Lange

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Threepence: Charles II (N 2769)
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: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 12 months ago

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