HAMP-F2CF0A: Post-medieval coin : halfgroat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-F2CF0A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval halfgroat of Charles I (1625-49), Group A (without bust), castle initial mark. Tower of London mint, dating to 1627-8.
Reference: North 2249

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 1627
Date to: Circa AD 1628

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1960 - Thursday 31st December 1970

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form ALTCM 2136

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
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 A (N 2248, 2249)
Obverse description: Crowned rose (no inner circles).
Obverse inscription: C.D.G. ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Crowned rose (no inner circles).
Reverse inscription: IVS TH[...]T
Initial mark: Castle
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Selborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7334
Four figure Latitude: 51.10066574
Four figure longitude: -0.95880198
1:25K map: SU7334
1:10K map: SU73SW
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: HAMP
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Updated: About one year ago

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