ESS-EE3691: A Post Medieval copper alloy rose farthing of charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating AD 1625-34.

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-EE3691

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A Post Medieval copper alloy rose farthing of charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating AD 1625-34. the coin is very worn but appears to be a type 2 Rose farthing (North no. 2291).

Dimensions: diameter: 13.23 mm; weight: 0.81g.

Reference: North, J. J. 1991. Engisgh Hammered Coinage: Volume II. London: Spink Ltd.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1634

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 13.23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr B Paites
Identified by: Mr B Paites

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: Crown with sceptre in saltire formation behind.
Obverse inscription: CAROLV / D . G / [MG BRI]
Reverse description: Crowned Rose.
Reverse inscription: [FRAN] ET HIB [REX]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
Parish or ward: Ramsey and Parkeston (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2029
Four figure Latitude: 51.91604731
Four figure longitude: 1.19755013
1:25K map: TM2029
1:10K map: TM22NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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