HAMP-DD84B4: Post-medieval coin: Rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-DD84B4

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A very worn and corroded 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649 AD; probably North 2291)

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.3 mm
Width: 12.2 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.66 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st January 2009 - Thursday 21st May 2009

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2627

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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Crown with lis-tipped sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: [CAROLVS] D G [MAG] BRI
Reverse description: Rose surmounted by crown
Reverse inscription: FRAN ET HI. REX (crescent?)
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Amport CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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