COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-25ED05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Copper alloy farthing token of Charles I (1625-49) issued under Royal Licence 1625-44. It has been pierced and is slightly damaged on the edges.

Notes:

No. 39

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1625
Date to: AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 15.45 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mrs Dot Boughton - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing token [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Crown over crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: CARO D G MAG BRI
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of No. 39
Copper alloy farthing token of Charles I (1625-49)

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Cheshire East
District: Cheshire East
Parish: Newbold Astbury

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8461
Four figure Latitude: 53.1459 Four figure longitude: -2.240668
1:25K map: SJ8461
1:10K map: SJ86SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Thursday 18th September 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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