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Unique ID: DEV-FEAD52

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A post medieval silver half groat of Charles I (1625-1649), dating to 1635-6.

North (1991: 161) Group D Type 2254. Crown initial mark, London mint.

Measurements: 15.1mm diameter, 0.53mm thick, weight 0.93g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1635
Date to: Circa AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019 - Wednesday 6th March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017878

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: Oval garnished shield
Reverse inscription: IVSTITIA.THRONVM.FIRMAT
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Combpyne Rousdon

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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