LVPL-25ED05: No. 39
Copper alloy farthing token of Charles I (1625-49)

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-25ED05

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

Copper alloy farthing token of Charles I (1625-49) issued under Royal Licence 1625-44. It has been pierced and is slightly damaged on the edges.

Notes:

No. 39

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1625
Date to: AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 15.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Mrs Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crown over crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: CARO D G MAG BRI
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Newbold Astbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8461
Four figure Latitude: 53.1459
Four figure longitude: -2.240668
1:25K map: SJ8461
1:10K map: SJ86SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: Thursday 18th September 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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