HAMP-F2B303: Post-medieval coin : copper farthing of James I or Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-F2B303

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval copper farthing of James I (1603-25) or Charles I (1625-49), obverse illegible. The reverse depicts a harp surmounted by a single-arched crown. Tower of London mint, dating to 1603-49.

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 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.19 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1960 - Thursday 31st December 1970

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 ALTCM 2136

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I - Charles I
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper farthing of James I or Charles I, not further defined
Obverse description: Illegilbe
Obverse inscription: Illegilbe
Reverse description: Harp surmounted by a single-arched crown.
Reverse inscription: [F]R[A] ET HIB R[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Selborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7334
Four figure Latitude: 51.10066574
Four figure longitude: -0.95880198
1:25K map: SU7334
1:10K map: SU73SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: HAMP
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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