CORN-46F41C: shilling of Charles I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-46F41C

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

A silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649), Tower mint under the King, Group D, Fourth bust, Type 3a, mint mark tun (1636-1638) Spink 2791.

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: Exactly AD 1636
Date to: Exactly AD 1638

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.88 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th May 2018 - Saturday 5th May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: Charles I, Group D (N 2223 - 2226)
Obverse description: crowned bust facing left with falling lace collar and XII, the mark of value, behind the head, with no inner circle
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MA BR FR ET HI REX
Reverse description: round garnished shield with no CR and no inner circle
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: tun
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Porthleven (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW6327
Four figure Latitude: 50.09571387
Four figure longitude: -5.31511391
1:25K map: SW6327
1:10K map: SW67NW
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: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 16 days ago

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