KENT-82289A: Post-medieval coin: rose farthing of Charles I

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A post-medieval copper-alloy Rose Farthing of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to the period 1636-1644. Rose type 1b, with sceptres in saltire through double arched crown. Mint of London. Lis initial mark. North no 2288.

Measurements: diamter: 12.9mm; weight: 0.74g

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 1, double-arched crown (N 2287-2290)
Obverse description: Double-arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BRIT
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by a double-arched crown
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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References cited

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

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Updated: 4 months ago

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