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Unique ID: CORN-DEF772
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete Post-Medieval copper alloy farthing of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to AD 1636-1644. Probably Rose type 2, with sceptres in saltire through single crown. Unclear initial mark.
Ref: North (1991: 165) no. 2291.
Measurements: Diameter, 12.17mm; Thickness, 0.92mm; Weight, 0.59g
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.92 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 12.17 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th September 2021 - Saturday 25th September 2021
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Other reference: PAS 2021 35
Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: A single-arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: CAR[OLVS D G MAG BRI]
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by a single-arched crown
Reverse inscription: [FRA ET HI REX]
Initial mark: Unclear
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
4 Figure: TL9661
Four figure Latitude: 52.21234548
Four figure longitude: 0.86742654
1:25K map: TL9661
1:10K map: TL96SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1991||English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son Ltd||165||2291|