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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AB36BE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-Medieval copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), rose farthing type 2, initial mark crescent, AD 1636-1644, North 2291

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: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16740

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 / MA . BRI.
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HI REX
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston C P

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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