WILT-67FA88: Post-medieval coin: Rose farthing of Charles I

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Unique ID: WILT-67FA88

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An incomplete worn and corroded 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I, Type 1c -1d, London mint (1634-1644 AD; North 2289 - 2290).


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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1634
Date to: Exactly AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 13.9 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: 36e

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 (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 1, double-arched crown (N 2287-2290)
Obverse description: Crown with sceptre in saltire
Obverse inscription: [CARO]LVS D[...]
Reverse description: Double rose with double arched crown
Reverse inscription: [FR]AN ET HIB REX
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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