Fourpence of Charles I

Description
For three years of the Civil War Exeter was loyal to the Royalists. During this time a mint was established in the city which produced a range of coins. This coin was made in Exeter and is a fourpence, also called a groat.
Accession Loan No.
42/1990/3
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
fourpence of Charles I
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
fourpence/groat Charles I
Dimensions
whole diameter 26 mm; whole depth 1 mm
Period Classification
Charles I (1625-1649)
Production Date
1644
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Sir Richard Vyvyan
Issuer Person
Charles I
Inscription / Transcription
1644 .CAROLVS.D.G.M.B.F.ET.H.RE(X).; IIII; CHRISTO.AVSPICE.REGNO

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