NARC-6749FF: NARC-6749FF : Halfcrown : Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-6749FF

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

An incomplete silver Halfcrown of Charles I (AD 1625-1649). Group four. CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO reverse depicting oval garnished shield reverse. Star initial mark. (AD 1640-1641). London Tower mint.

The coin is missing a portion of its outer flan, possibly due to clipping

Diameter: 33.08mm, Thickness: 1.98mm, Weight: 15.0g

North, J.J. Vol.II, no.2212.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1640
Date to: Circa AD 1641

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.98 mm
Weight: 15 g
Diameter: 33.08 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver halfcrown: Charles I, Group 4 (N 2214)
Obverse description: Crowned king mounted on horseback left holding raised sword in front of head and through legend. Group IV equestrian portrait
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.D:G:[MA]G:BRI.’FRA:ET:HIB.’REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO.AVSPICE.RE[GN]O
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5964
Four figure Latitude: 52.27099833
Four figure longitude: -1.13678195
1:25K map: SP5964
1:10K map: SP56SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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