NLM-5A3D6E: Post-Medieval Coin: Scots Twenty Pence of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-5A3D6E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Scots twenty pence of Charles I (1625-1649), second Scottish coinage of 1636, Briot's hammered coinage.

Obverse description: Bust right, XX behind head.

Obverse inscription: CAR.D.G.MAG.BRIT.FR.ET.HIB.R

Reverse description: Crowned thistle.

Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA.THRONVM.FIRMAT

Diameter: 16.2mm, Weight: 0.96gms, die axis: 11

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 1636
Date to: Exactly AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39068

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twenty pence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Twenty pence of Charles I, Second coinage (S 5550)
Obverse description: Bust right, XX behind head. Legend starts at 9 O'clock.
Obverse inscription: CAR.D.G.MAG.BRIT.FR.ET.HIB.R
Reverse description: Crowned thistle.
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA.THRONVM.FIRMAT
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ealand

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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