HAMP-1D7EC2: Post-medieval coin: Rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-1D7EC2

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A corroded 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (1625-49 AD). The circumference of the coin has been abraded.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1625
Date to: AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.7 mm
Width: 12.6 mm
Thickness: 1.15 mm
Weight: 0.775 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 15th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2379

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Single arched crown with lis-tipped sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: [C]AROL[V...]
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6433
Four figure Latitude: 51.092748
Four figure longitude: -1.087497
1:25K map: SU6433
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour 2008
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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