LEIC-FDFDF8: Post medieval silver halfgroat of Charles I

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Post Medieval silver half groat of Charles I, 1625-49. The coin has been pierced.


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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: left facing crowned bust - worn
Obverse inscription: [CAR DG ANG FRA ET HIB REX]
Reverse description: Royal crest in oval border
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIATH]RONVM FI[RMAT]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Barrow upon Soar (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5618
Four figure Latitude: 52.75671615
Four figure longitude: -1.17166659
1:25K map: SK5618
1:10K map: SK51NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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