KENT-91D64B: Rose Farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-91D64B

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A heavily worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy Rose Farthing (probably Type 2) of Charles I (1625-1649) dating to the period 1636-1644. Mintmark: Crescent. North (1991) no.2291.

Measurements: 12.42mm in diameter, 1.18mm thick and 0.59g in weight

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
Thickness: 1.18 mm
Weight: 0.59 g
Diameter: 12.42 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

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 2, single-arched crown (N 2291)
Obverse description: Single arched crown with two sceptres in saltire through it which nearly reach to the edge of the flan
Obverse inscription: [ +CAROLUS D:G MA:BRI(T)]
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by single arched crown
Reverse inscription: [FR(AN):ET HI(B).REX+]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Swingfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2145
Four figure Latitude: 51.16154184
Four figure longitude: 1.15936753
1:25K map: TR2145
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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