HAMP-5AC2F9: Post-medieval coin : rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-5AC2F9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (1625-49), North's type 1d, unclear initial mark, struck at the Tower, London, c.1635-44.
Reference: North 2290.

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
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 12.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th September 2015 - Saturday 19th September 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Danebury Midweek Searchers Rally 18-20 Sept 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 669

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, type 1, double-arched crown (N 2287-2290)
Obverse description: Double-arched crown with crossed sceptres behind, reaching nearly to edge of coin.
Obverse inscription: [CA]ROLVS D:G MAG BRI
Reverse description: Double rose surmounted by double-arched crown.
Reverse inscription: FRAN:ET.HIB [REX]
Initial mark: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3137
Four figure Latitude: 51.13144249
Four figure longitude: -1.55835116
1:25K map: SU3137
1:10K map: SU33NW
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

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Audit data

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

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