DOR-60BAE9: Late Medieval Royal farthing token (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-60BAE9

Object type certainty: Probably
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A probable copper alloy Royal farthing token of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to c.1636-1649. Crown with sceptres and saltire obverse. Oval flan. Very little detail surviving.
Date: Post Medieval.
Diameter: 16.05mm.
Thickness: 1.85mm.
Weight: 1.53g.
Die axis:

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 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1649

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 16.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS 45

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, not further defined
Obverse description: Crown with sceptres and saltire.
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: No details, probably crowned rose.
Reverse inscription: [FRAN ET HI]B [REX] or similar
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7199
Four figure Latitude: 50.78983684
Four figure longitude: -2.41278403
1:25K map: SY7199
1:10K map: SY79NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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