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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-630DB8

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Two complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy rose farthings of Charles I (AD 1625-1649), dating to the period AD 1636-1644. Type 2. Initial marks: crescent/crescent (North 1991: 165, ref: 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: Exactly AD 1636
Date to: Circa AD 1644

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2019.023

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 sceptres in saltire through it
Obverse inscription: CAROLV D G MA BRI
Reverse description: Single rose surmounted by a single arched crown
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HI REX (crescent)
Initial mark: Crescent
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Shefford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3975
Four figure Latitude: 51.4726262
Four figure longitude: -1.43988537
1:25K map: SU3975
1:10K map: SU37NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: OXON
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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