HAMP-961D65: Post-medieval coin : rose farthing of Charles I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-961D65

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval rose farthing of Charles I (1625-49), North's type 2, mullet initial mark, struck at the Tower, London, c.1635-44. Reference: North 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 1635
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 708

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 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it.
Obverse inscription: [CA]ROLV[...]
Reverse description: Crowned single rose.
Reverse inscription: [...]B:REX
Initial mark: Mullet
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Alderholt

Spatial coordinates


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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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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