BUC-1FDFC8: Post medieval coin: Farthing of Charles II

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Unique ID: BUC-1FDFC8

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

A copper-alloy farthing of Charles II dating to AD 1660-1685. The coin is milled. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.05 g
Diameter: 22.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd September 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5205

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
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (copper): Charles II (S 3394)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: CAROLO CAROLVS A
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: BRITAN-NIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7320
Four figure Latitude: 51.87380342
Four figure longitude: -0.94104536
1:25K map: SP7320
1:10K map: SP72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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