BUC-133AC2: Post medieval coin:  rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-133AC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval copper alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to c.1635-44, type 2 or 3 struck at the Tower mint, London. North 1991 Vol 2, page 165, 2291.

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 1635
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4559

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown
Reverse inscription: [...]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Mentmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8819
Four figure Latitude: 51.86265298
Four figure longitude: -0.72347096
1:25K map: SP8819
1:10K map: SP81NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1960 English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son 165 2291

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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