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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C4C6B0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

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
Date from: Exactly AD 1672
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 1679
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 5
Weight: 25.25 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Miss Lucy Ellis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3110

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (copper): Charles II (S 3394)
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
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Andover (Civil Parish)

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

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Tuesday 12th July 2011
Updated: Tuesday 12th July 2011 by Robert Webley

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