HAMP-83ED8A: Post-medieval coin : rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-83ED8A

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A post-medieval copper alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-49), North's type 2, crescent initial mark (visible to the obverse only), struck at the Tower, London, c.1635-44.
Reference: North 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: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 340

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown, crossed sceptres behind.
Obverse inscription: CAROLV[...]BRI
Reverse description: Crowned single rose.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: Crescent (visible to obverse only)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: St. Leonards and St. Ives

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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 2291

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Audit data

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

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