BERK-012476: Charles I 6d

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-012476

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A hammered silver sixpence of Charles I, struck under the King c. 1639 - 1640 AD. The obverse has the sixth bust of Charles I, denomination behind bust, legend around, mintmark of a triangle, above. The reverse has a flat-topped shield of arms over moline, legend around, mintmark above. The coin is worn and clipping to the rim. SP - 2817 group F.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1639
Date to: Circa AD 1640

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 24.12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Rod Trevaskus
Identified by: Mr Rod Trevaskus

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: Charles I, Group F (N 2246)
Obverse description: The sixth bust of Charles I, denomination behind bust, legend around, mintmark of a triangle, above.
Reverse description: Flat-topped shield of arms over moline, legend around, mintmark above.
Reverse inscription: CARLVS D G MAG BRI [FRA ET HI] REX
Initial mark: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Warkworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4840
Four figure Latitude: 52.05631184
Four figure longitude: -1.30135692
1:25K map: SP4840
1:10K map: SP44SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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