PUBLIC-9629D7: Rose farthing double arched crowns

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-9629D7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A quite corroded copper alloy rose farthing of Charles I (1625-49) with double arched crowns dating to c.1636-44. Type 2, North (1991) no.2291.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 12.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Charles I of England
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.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS DG [MAG BRI]
Reverse description: Double arched crowned rose.
Reverse inscription: [FRAN] ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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

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