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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-43E5D3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy 'rose' farthing of Charles I, dating to the period AD 1634-1644. Probable mullet initial mark. North Rose Type 2; N2291.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7740

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
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 saltire cross through centre
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS [D G M]AG BRI
Reverse description: Single crowned rose
Reverse inscription: FRA [ET HIB REX]
Initial mark: probable mullet
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Castle Hedingham

Spatial coordinates


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: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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