HAMP-E30016: Post-medieval coin : double-crown of Charles I

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Unique ID: HAMP-E30016

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A post-medieval gold double-crown of Charles I (1625-49), Group D (4th bust) or E (5th Aberystwyth bust), anchor initial mark, Tower of London mint, dating to 1628-9. Reference: North 2169 (D) [or 2172 E-early or 2173 E-later]

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1628
Date to: Circa AD 1629

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.46 g
Diameter: 27.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double crown
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Double crown: Charles I (N 2158 - 2178)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left (4th bust), X behind head.
Obverse inscription: .CAROLVS.D'.G'.MA'.BR'.FR'.ET.HI'.REX
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield with crowned C R at sides.
Initial mark: Anchor (on side, pointing right).
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0857
Four figure Latitude: 51.31205858
Four figure longitude: -1.88660748
1:25K map: SU0857
1:10K map: SU05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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