HAMP-4FC08B: Post-medieval coin : rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4FC08B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (1625-49), North's type 2 or 3, uncertain initial mark, struck at the Tower, London, c.1635-44.
Reference: North 2291-3.

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
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st September 2014 - Sunday 21st September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 466

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Single-arched crown with crossed sceptres.
Obverse inscription: [CA]RO[LV DG MA]G B[RI]
Reverse description: Crowned (single-arched) rose.
Reverse inscription: Illegible.
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Wendover (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8607
Four figure Latitude: 51.75509809
Four figure longitude: -0.75548146
1:25K map: SP8607
1:10K map: SP80NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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