PUBLIC-F54D33: Halfcrown of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-F54D33

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver half crown of Charles I (1625-1649), Triangle-in-circle initial mark dating to 1641-3. Group IV of the equestrian portraits. Tower mint. Spink 2779

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1641
Date to: Circa AD 1643

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Weight: 14.5 g
Diameter: 35.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver halfcrown: Charles I, Group 4 (N 2214)
Obverse description: King on horseback with raised sword at a slight angle in right hand, foreshortened horse, horse's tail between legs
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BRI.FRA.ET.HIB.REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO
Initial mark: Triangle within circle
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Little Whelnetham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8959
Four figure Latitude: 52.1968291
Four figure longitude: 0.7639841
1:25K map: TL8959
1:10K map: TL85NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one month ago

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