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Unique ID: SUSS-0F6912
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Complete Charles I gold crown. The coin is in excellent condition, with only some parts of the legends worn. The initial mark is worn, but appears to be a crown (1635-1636) (North 1991:157)
Obverse: Crowned bust left (Group D) with V behind. CAROLVS.D.G.MA.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX
Reverse: Garnished oval shield with crowned C R at sides. CVLTORES.SVI.DEVS.PROTEGIT (God protects His worshippers).
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 21.21 mm
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Denomination: Crown (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Parliament)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Gold: Charles I (N 2143 - 2189)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left (Group D) with V behind.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.D.G.MA.BR.FR.ET.HI.REX
Reverse description: Garnished oval shield with crowned C R at sides.
Reverse inscription: CVLTORES.SVI.DEVS.PROTEGIT
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
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