ESS-4C5E5E: Post medieval coin: farthing token of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-4C5E5E

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Probable copper alloy farthing token of Charles I (1625 - 1649). Minted c. 1625 - 1634.

Obverse is crowned harp. Partial inscription visible REX. Reverse is not visible due to degredation. Inscription is illegible.

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 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1634

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th March 2017

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Little Hadham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4321
Four figure Latitude: 51.86925233
Four figure longitude: 0.07560856
1:25K map: TL4321
1:10K map: TL42SW
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

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Audit data

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

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