SOM-BF2C73: Post-medieval coin: Rose farthing of Charles I

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: SOM-BF2C73

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

Post-medieval copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649), Type 2, unclear initial mark, AD 1636-1644, North (1993:165) no.2291.

Notes:

This item was recorded at a rally and therefore the description and in particular photograph is likely to be below our usual standards.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at EDMC, North Curry, 29 Jan 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally ticket 663

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 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: CAROLV D G [...]
Reverse description: Single rose below single arched crown
Reverse inscription: [FRA E]T HI[...REX]
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: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: North Curry (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3125
Four figure Latitude: 51.020215
Four figure longitude: -2.985116
1:25K map: ST3125
1:10K map: ST32NW
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

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SOM-E7EED7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post-medieval copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649), Type 2, crescent initial mark, AD 1636-1644, North (1993:165) no.2291
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOM-E81A27
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post-medieval copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649), Type 1, unclear initial mark, AD 1636-1644, North (1993:165) nos. 2287-2290.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOM-CB5926
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post medieval copper alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649), Type 2, initial mark crescent, 1636-1644 AD, North (1993:165) no.2291.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.