IOW-91A693: Post-Medieval Coin: Shilling of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-91A693

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped and worn post-Medieval silver shilling of Charles I (1625-1649 AD), minted at the Tower of London. Group D. Mintmarks: [tun]/tun, 1636-1638 (North 1991: 159, ref: 2225). No inner circles.

Obverse: CAROLVS D G MAG [BRI FRA ET HIB REX]; Crowned bust left with XII (mark of value) behind the head.

Reverse: [CHRISTO AVSPICE] REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ); Garnished oval shield.

Diameter: 23.6mm. Weight: 3.84g. DA=12:10.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1636
Date to: Exactly AD 1638

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th December 2018 - Sunday 16th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-357

Materials and construction

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

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 left with XII (mark of value) behind the head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG [BRI FRA ET HIB REX]
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield
Reverse inscription: [CHRISTO AVSPICE] REGNO. (I reign under the auspice of Christ)
Initial mark: Tun (probably)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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