LANCUM-048704: Charles I rose farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-048704

Object type certainty: Certain
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Worn copper-alloy coin, possibly contemporary forgery of type I-II rose farthing of Charles I, dating to 1629 - 1639 AD, with mis-spelt obverse legend. Worn obverse; [....]N ET NA REX. Reverse of rose surmounted by single arched crown; [.....]OVL[......]. The coin is 17.68mm in diameter, 1.04mm in thickness and weighs 1.18g.

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 1629
Date to: Circa AD 1639

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.04 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 17.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: (N5673) 1521

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
Parish or ward: Brampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY5462
Four figure Latitude: 54.95051507
Four figure longitude: -2.71973574
1:25K map: NY5462
1:10K map: NY56SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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