NARC-DDCF1D: NARC-DDCF1D : Rose Farthing : Charles I

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An incomplete copper alloy rose Farthing of Charles I (AD 1625-1649). Richmond type 1. Crowned harp reverse. London mint under Charles I. Rose initial mark. AD 1631-1632.

Diameter: 17.29mm, Thickness: 0.62mm, Weight: 0.3g

The coin is missing portions of its outer flan at 5 O'clock

The coin has a single circular perforation set at 9 O'clock

Evidence of reuse: Perforation

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1631
Date to: Circa AD 1632
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 17.29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 1, double-arched crown (N 2287-2290)
Obverse description: Crown with two crossed Sceptres within the remains of a beaded part circle
Obverse inscription: CARO.D[.G.M]AG.BRIT
Reverse description: Crowned Irish Harp within a beaded part circle
Reverse inscription: FR[A.ET].HIB.REX
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Dodford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6061
Four figure Latitude: 52.2439226
Four figure longitude: -1.12266107
1:25K map: SP6061
1:10K map: SP66SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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