KENT-643585: Incomplete type 1 rose farthing

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Unique ID: KENT-643585

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An incomplete and worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy Rose Farthing (Type 1) of Charles I (r.1625-1649) dating to the period 1636-1644. Star initial mark. North type 2289 or 2290.

Measurements: 12.35mm in diameter, 1.08mm thick and 0.59g in weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.08 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 12.35 mm

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Materials and construction

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

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 1, double-arched crown (N 2287-2290)
Obverse description: Double arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it which reach to the edge of the flan
Obverse inscription: +CARO[LUS D G MAG BR(I)]
Reverse description: Double rose surmounted by double arched crown
Reverse inscription: [FRAN ET ]HIB:REX+
Initial mark: Star
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Tonbridge and Malling (District)
Parish or ward: Hadlow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6249
Four figure Latitude: 51.21722024
Four figure longitude: 0.31822528
1:25K map: TQ6249
1:10K map: TQ64NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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