CORN-E13B99: tin farthing of Charles II (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-E13B99

Object type certainty: Certain
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A tin farthing of Charles II (AD 1660 - 1685), minted c.1684-1685, Spink 3395.

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 1684
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 5.6 g
Diameter: 23.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th March 2016 - Friday 4th March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin 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 (tin): Charles II (S 3395)
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: [CAR]OLVS A CARO[LO]
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: BRI[TTANIA]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8883
Four figure Latitude: 51.54576407
Four figure longitude: -2.174441
1:25K map: ST8883
1:10K map: ST88SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

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

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