LANCUM-0F6FEA: Copper-alloy Scottish Turner

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-0F6FEA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy post-medieval Scottish Turner or twopence of Charles I, dating to AD 1625 - 1649. Obverse of crowned C.R: CAR D G SCOT ANG FRA ET HIB R. Reverse of thistle, legend obscured by corrosion. The coin is 19.40mm in diameter, 1.46mm in thickness and weighs 2.66g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1625
Date to: Exactly AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.46 mm
Weight: 2.66 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5399

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Scottish: copper coin of Charles I, coinage of 1642, 1644, 1648 or 1650 - twopence) (S 5602 - 5603)
Obverse description: Crowned C.R
Obverse inscription: CAR D G SCOT ANG FRA ET HIB R
Reverse description: Thistle
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
Parish or ward: Holme St. Cuthbert (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY0949
Four figure Latitude: 54.82754001
Four figure longitude: -3.41803711
1:25K map: NY0949
1:10K map: NY04NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: LANCUM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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