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SWYOR-AF4C50: Post Medieval Coin; Scottish twenty pence of Charles I

Rights Holder: West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service
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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-AF4C50

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

A Post Medieval silver coin: a Scottish 20 pence piece of Charles I (AD 1625-49), third coinage, dating from AD 1637 - 1642. It is 15.93 mm in diameter, 0.63 mm thick, and weighs 0.81 g. See Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands (2003) number 5581 - 5588 on page 84.

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 1637
Date to: Circa AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.63 mm
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 15.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Thursday 8th November 2018

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form No 003273

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twenty pence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Type: Scottish: Twentypence of Charles I, Third coinage (S 5581 - 5591A)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left to edge of coin, with mark of value XX behind
Obverse inscription: CAR D G SCOT ANG FR ET HIB R
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Carlton Husthwaite (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4976
Four figure Latitude: 54.17745339
Four figure longitude: -1.25079011
1:25K map: SE4976
1:10K map: SE47NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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