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NLM-B272EE: Post-Medieval Coin: Scots Twenty Pence of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B272EE

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

Silver coin. Scots twenty pence of Charles I (1625-1649), probably issue of 1637-1642

Obverse description: Bust left, XX behind head.

Obverse inscription: CAR.DG.SCOT.ANG.FR.&.HIB.R.

Reverse description: Crowned thistle

Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIA].THRONVM.FIRM[AT]

Diameter: 15.8mm, Weight: 0.77gms, die axis: 6

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 1637
Date to: Exactly AD 1642

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.77 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th September 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM43717

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twenty pence
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Type: Scottish: Silver coin of Charles I, Third coinage (S 5552 - 5591)
Obverse description: Bust left, XX behind head
Obverse inscription: CAR.DG.SCOT.ANG.FR.&.HIB.R.
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: [IVSTITIA].THRONVM.FIRM[AT]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Grasby

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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