IOW-F4F9DC: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-F4F9DC

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

A complete and worn post-Medieval silver penny of Charles I (1625-1649). Initial marks: 2 pellets/2 pellets. Weak inner circle on the obverse, no inner circle on reverse. Group D, probably no. 2271 (North 1991: 163, ref: 2271).

Obverse: CAROLVS D [G M] B F ET H REX; Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head.

Reverse: IVSTITIA THRO[NVM FI]RMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne'); Oval garnished shield.

Diameter: 15.3mm. Weight: 0.49g. DA=12:10.

North, J.J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume II, Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662. Spink & Son, London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.49 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th June 2019 - Monday 17th June 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-3-78

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: Charles I, Group D (N 2267 - 2271)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left with I (mark of value) behind head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D [G M] B F ET H REX
Reverse description: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA THRO[NVM FI]RMAT ('Justice strengthens the throne')
Initial mark: 2 pellets
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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