DENO-EB67E1: Post-medieval coin: halfgroat of Charles I

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Unique ID: DENO-EB67E1

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A complete worn post-medieval silver halfgroat of Charles I (1625-1649). Group A, possible lis initial mark (North 2248). Minted in London circa 1625.

Diameter: 16.43mm; Weight: 0.61g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 16.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Phil Hughes
Identified by: Mr Phil Hughes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E8650

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 A (N 2248, 2249)
Obverse description: Crowned rose
Obverse inscription: [C D G ROSA SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Crowned rose
Reverse inscription: IVS THRONVM FIRMAT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Clipstone (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6165
Four figure Latitude: 53.17861603
Four figure longitude: -1.08875061
1:25K map: SK6165
1:10K map: SK66NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: DENO
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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