COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-CD2196

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy rose farthing of James I or Charles I. The coin is in very poor, corroded condition, is 14mm in diameter and weighs 0.40g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 17th March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2400

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: James I - Charles I [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Copper farthing of James I or Charles I, not further defined [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Corroded
Reverse description: Corroded
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post medieval copper alloy farthing

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Leicestershire
District: Harborough
Parish: Frisby

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7016
Four figure Latitude: 52.737111 Four figure longitude: -0.964683
1:25K map: SK7016
1:10K map: SK71NW
WOEID: 26348592
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[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: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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