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Unique ID: WILT-9CF226

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

A Post-Medieval copper alloy Maltravers round farthing of Charles I (1625-49), measuring 16-17mm, weighing 0.47g, very worn and bent.

Obverse: Design unclear ...]CAROLVS[...
Reverse: Crowned harp

Date: 1634-6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1634
Date to: Circa AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 17 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Algar - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Salisbury Museum Entry Form no.3760

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [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 I of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Copper Richmond or Maltravers farthing of Charles I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Design unclear
Obverse inscription: ...]CAROLVS[...
Reverse description: Crowned harp

A resized image of Post-Medieval coin : Farthing of Charles I

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates

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 less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

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Created: Thursday 14th June 2012
Updated: Thursday 14th June 2012

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