WILT-67ABE5: Post-medieval coin: Farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-67ABE5

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An extremely worn 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval farthing of Charles I, 'Maltravers round' type 3, London mint (1634-1636 AD; North 2280-2282)

Notes:

This record was made at a rally and may thus fall below our usual standards of recording

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1634
Date to: Exactly AD 1636

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th September 2010 - Sunday 19th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Urchfont 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 46b

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper Richmond or Maltravers farthing of Charles I
Obverse description: Crown with sceptre within saltire
Obverse inscription: [CAR]OLVS [DG] MAG [BR]IT
Reverse description: Harp
Reverse inscription: FRAN E[T] HI[B] REX
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Urchfont

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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