NARC-CFA176: NARC-CFA176 : Farthing : Charles II

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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Unique ID: NARC-CFA176

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

A complete copper alloy Farthing of Charles II (AD 1645-1685). Crowned harp reverse. Uncertain mint.

Diameter: 16.69mm, Thickness: 0.57mm, Weight: 0.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1645
Date to: Circa AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.57 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 16.69 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (copper): Charles II (S 3394)
Obverse description: Single arched crown with crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: CARO D G MAG.BRI.
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brigstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43690027
Four figure longitude: -0.61867825
1:25K map: SP9483
1:10K map: SP98SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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