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Ayre Charles I coins

Date made: AD 1625-1649

Description: Sometime over four hundred years ago during King Charles I’s reign, someone lost these tiny copper coins (farthings). Remarkably, the tiny cloth purse that they were in also survived. The coins were found by metal detectorist Mark Leadley.

Measurements: 0.44g; 0.28g; 0.35g; 0.30g, 0.58g; 0.48g

Materials: cloth, copper alloy

Date found: 2013

Object name: coins, pouch

Collection: Archaeology Collection

ID number: 2013-0019

Subject tags : #MM100BEAUTIFULTHINGS


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