LEIC-F1AE37: Post medieval silver groat of Charles II, 1660-85

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-F1AE37

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

Post medieval silver groat of Charles II, undated issue, 1680-5. Spink 3383. Pierced.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd August 2018 - Friday 7th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Groat: Charles II (N 2768)
Obverse description: Left facing bust with III behind (worn), possible control mark S below hair
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II D G M B FR H REX
Reverse description: Royal shield quartered by long cross
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Swepstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3710
Four figure Latitude: 52.68643377
Four figure longitude: -1.45407737
1:25K map: SK3710
1:10K map: SK31SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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