NARC-C90902: NARC-C90902 : Penny : Commonwealth

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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Unique ID: NARC-C90902

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Penny of the Commonwealth (AD 1649-1660). Shields of England and Ireland with .I. above.

The coin has a single circular perforation at 3 O'clock.

The outer flan of the coin shows signs of clipping.

Diameter: 14.27mm, Thickness: 0.53mm, Weight: 0.4g.

North Vol II, P 206, No 2729

Evidence of reuse: Circular perforation at 3 O'clock

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1649
Date to: Circa AD 1660
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14.27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Commonwealth of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Commonwealth (N 2729)
Obverse description: Shield of England within wreath
Reverse description: Shields of England and Ireland with .I. above
Reverse inscription: .I.
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Leckhampstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7337
Four figure Latitude: 52.02662031
Four figure longitude: -0.93744036
1:25K map: SP7337
1:10K map: SP73NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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