COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C4C6B0

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A group of five 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval farthings of Charles II, London mint (1672-1679 AD; Spink 3394). Four of the coins are very worn and corroded, one particularly corroded; the other is simply worn and corroded. The dates are illegible on three of the coins; one reads 1675, another probably reads 1674. A combined weight is offered below.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1672
Date to: Exactly AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 25.25 g
Quantity: 5

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Miss Lucy Ellis - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3110

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Milled [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy) [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coins Modern 1660 - 1820 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Farthing (copper): Charles II (S 3394) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing left
Obverse inscription: (CAROLVS . A . CAROLO)
Reverse description: Britannia seated left with shield, holding spray and spear
Reverse inscription: (BRITAN-NIA)//[167...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Test Valley
Parish: Andover

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3845
Four figure Latitude: 51.202955 Four figure longitude: -1.457474
1:25K map: SU3845
1:10K map: SU34NE
WOEID: 26351815
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

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

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Created: Tuesday 12th July 2011
Updated: Tuesday 12th July 2011

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