LEIC-CD2196: Post medieval copper alloy farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-CD2196

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

A copper alloy rose farthing of James I or Charles I. The coin is in very poor, corroded condition, is 14mm in diameter and weighs 0.40g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 17th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2400

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I - Charles I
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper farthing of James I or Charles I, not further defined
Obverse description: Corroded
Reverse description: Corroded
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7016
Four figure Latitude: 52.737111
Four figure longitude: -0.964683
1:25K map: SK7016
1:10K map: SK71NW
WOEID: 26348592
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Friday 23rd March 2012
Updated: Friday 23rd March 2012

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