WAW-C18C08: Obverse and reverse of a Charles II contemporary copied shilling.

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Unique ID: WAW-C18C08

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

Possibly a contemporary forgery of a Charles II shilling.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.99 g
Diameter: 32.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Bust facing left with letters behind, but these are unclear.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.
Reverse description: Shield with a long cross over it.
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO [ ]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1567
Four figure Latitude: 52.300921
Four figure longitude: -1.781452
1:25K map: SP1567
1:10K map: SP16NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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