CORN-7EF4AC: halfgroat of Charles I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-7EF4AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of Charles I (1625-1649), Tower mint, under the King (1625-42), mintmark crown (1635-1636), Group D, Fourth bust type 3a1, with no inner circles, Spink 2831.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1635
Date to: Exactly AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th November 2018 - Saturday 10th November 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: Charles I, Group D (N 2254 - 2258)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left with II behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G [M B F] ET H REX
Reverse description: rounder garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRONVM FIRMAT
Initial mark: crown
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Columb Major (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9063
Four figure Latitude: 50.42920798
Four figure longitude: -4.95813625
1:25K map: SW9063
1:10K map: SW93NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Updated: About one month ago

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