SUSS-944018: Post Medieval coin:Rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-944018

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded copper alloy Post Medieval rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649). The obverse depicts a crown with two sceptres in saltire, and the reverse is a single rose surmounted by a crown. The coin is too corroded to determine the exact type. 1636-1644 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 13.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th August 2008 - Sunday 24th August 2008

Rally details.

This object was found at Firle Rally 5

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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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper Richmond or Maltravers farthing of Charles I
Obverse description: Crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: [...]MAG BRI
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by a crown
Reverse inscription: [...]HIB REX

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
Parish or ward: Berwick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5104
Four figure Latitude: 50.815869
Four figure longitude: 0.142126
1:25K map: TQ5104
1:10K map: TQ50SW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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