IOW-618BCA: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-618BCA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn and clipped post-Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649). Initial marks: two pellets/two pellets (inner circle on obverse only). Group G (North 1991: 163, ref: 2273).

Obverse: CAROLVS D G M B F ET H REX; Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head.

Reverse: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne'); Round garnished shield.

Diameter: 14.6mm. Weight: 0.43g. DA=12:11.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1625
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.43 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th March 2018 - Wednesday 28th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-99

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group G (N 2273)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G M B F ET H REX
Reverse description: Round garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne')
Initial mark: Two pellets
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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