PUBLIC-D860BD: Charles I. Silver Halfgroat.

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-D860BD

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

A worn, incomplete silver Halfgroat of Charles I, AD1625-1649. "Eye" Mint mark, AD1645, minted at the Tower Mint, London under parliament. The coin has been slightly clipped.

Notes:

Ref :- Spink. Coins of England and the United Kingdom. P.315. No. 3090.

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 1645
Date to: Exactly AD 1645

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th October 2008 - Friday 17th October 2008

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, not further defined (N 2248 - 2260)
Obverse description: Crowned Bust facing left, behind head. "Eye" Mint mark in legend between REX and CAROLV.
Obverse inscription: CAROLV[...] REX
Reverse description: Oval Shield, very worn appearance.
Reverse inscription: Illegible through wear and clipping.
Initial mark: Eye (AD1645)
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6254
Four figure Latitude: 52.1605039
Four figure longitude: 0.36693625
1:25K map: TL6254
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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