CORN-36452C: farthing of Charles II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-36452C

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

Copper farthing of Charles II (1660-1685), dated to 1674 in exergue on the reverse, Spink 3394.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1674

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 4.2 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd November 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Plymouth Pinpointers at Port Eliot

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (copper): Charles II (S 3394)
Obverse description: laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS A CAROLO
Reverse description: Britannia seated left resting on shield with olive branch in right hand and spear in left arm
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA // 1674
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Germans (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX3657
Four figure Latitude: 50.38995401
Four figure longitude: -4.30847577
1:25K map: SX3657
1:10K map: SX37NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland
Specific landuse: Parkland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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