HAMP-E29382: Post-medieval coin : halfgroat of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-E29382

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver halfgroat of Charles I (1625-49), 'Aberystwyth' type, struck at either Aberystwyth or Oxford (provincial mints during Civil War period); initial mark unclear. Dating to 1638-49.

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 1638
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 798

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Civil War: Thomas Bushell's Mints, not further defined
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, II behind head (within beaded inner circle).
Obverse inscription: CA[...]S.D'.G'.M'.B'.F'.ET.H'.REX
Reverse description: Large plume within beaded inner circle.
Reverse inscription: IVS[TI]TIA.THRONVM.FIRMA[T]
Initial mark: Unclear.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Amport (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3044
Four figure Latitude: 51.19443769
Four figure longitude: -1.57206031
1:25K map: SU3044
1:10K map: SU34SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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