WILT-C09496: Post-medieval rose farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-C09496

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A worn 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval rose farthing type 2 of Charles I, crescent initial mark, London mint (AD 1636 - 1644, North 2291). A wedge of copper is visible at 12 o'clock on the obverse.

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 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5218

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, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS D G MAG BRI
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown
Reverse inscription: FRA [ET HIB REX]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Breamore

Spatial coordinates


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