Charles I unite coin, 1625

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Charles I unite coin, 1625

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Description

A British unite or 20-shilling coin bears an image of King Charles I with the words, "CAROLVS.D.G.MAG.BRI.FRA.ET.RI.REX" (Charles by the grace of God, King of England) along the edge.

On the reverse are the words, "FLORENT:CONCORDIA:REGNA:"

The coin was buried on Richmond Island, probably by Walt Bagnall, first settler there in 1628.

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About This Item

  • Title: Charles I unite coin, 1625
  • Creator: England
  • Creation Date: 1625
  • Subject Date: circa 1628
  • Town: Cape Elizabeth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Gold
  • Dimensions: 3.3 cm x 3.3 cm
  • Local Code: 819*-20
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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