DEV-A10065: Charles I crown

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Unique ID: DEV-A10065

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A post medieval silver crown of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to 1641-3.

As North (1991: 159) no. 2197, Group III. Triangle in circle initial mark. Minted at London.

Measurements: 34.9mm diameter, 2.2mm thickness, weight 14.51g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1641
Date to: Circa AD 1643

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 14.52 g
Diameter: 34.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 - Wednesday 2nd October 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018542

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Crown (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver crown: Charles I, Group 3 (N 2195 - 2197)
Obverse description: Equestrian portrait with cloak flying from shoulders and turned horse's head
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG.MAG.BRI:FRA ET HI. RE[X]
Reverse description: Oblong garnished shield
Reverse inscription: CRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Bickenhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2818
Four figure Latitude: 50.95691122
Four figure longitude: -3.02649015
1:25K map: ST2818
1:10K map: ST21NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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