BH-1913D1: Post-Medieval coin: rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-1913D1

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A copper-alloy rose farthing of Charles I (AD 1625-1649) dating to the period AD 1636-1644. Rose Type 2. Crescent initial mark. Mint of London. See North 1975, p. 140, no. 2291.

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 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 31st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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
Mint or issue place: London (Tower under Charles I)
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper rose farthing of Charles I, type 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: CAROLV D G [MAG] BRI
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown
Reverse inscription: FRA [ET] HI REX
Initial mark: Crescent
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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