DEV-7FD499: Post-Medieval coin: silver half grot of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-7FD499

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An incomplete, Post-Medieval silver half groat of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to AD 1639-1649. Group D or G, uncertain initial mark, London mint. North (1991: 162) nos. 2258 or 2260.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1639
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019865

Materials and construction

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

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, not further defined (N 2248 - 2260)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, II behind, detail unclear.
Obverse inscription: [...]RA ET H RE[...]
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: [...]TIA THRONV[...]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: West Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Hatherleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS5404
Four figure Latitude: 50.81709196
Four figure longitude: -4.07393334
1:25K map: SS5404
1:10K map: SS50SW
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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Audit data

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

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