BUC-E984DD: Post medieval coin: Half groat of Charles II

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Unique ID: BUC-E984DD

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A silver post medieval half groat of Charles II (AD 1660-1685). Mint of London, crown initial mark. North 1991, volume II, page 210 number 2772.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 14.4 mm
Weight: 0.88 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th October 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers Bucks Oct 2017 American Tour 2

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4797

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfgroat: Charles II (N 2770 - 2772)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, II behind
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS I[...]
Reverse description: Square shield on cross fleury
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AUSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Thornborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7434
Four figure Latitude: 51.99952076
Four figure longitude: -0.92351544
1:25K map: SP7434
1:10K map: SP73SW
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: Date Found
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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