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Royal (or State) Farthings of James I, Charles I, and the Commonwealth

Charles I (27 March 1625 - 30 January 1649)
Pattern Farthings

(See also Farthings of James I, Charles I, and the Commonwealth)


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C1_Pattern Private Pattern (Copper): (Date Unknown)
Spink -; P0355; Montagu -
O  Crown with a double arch inside an inner circle, cinquefoil at top
TAM COMMVNI · QVAM
R  A rose inside an inner circle, cinquefoil at top
BONO PAVPERVM
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C1_Pattern Official Pattern (Copper): (Date Unknown)
Spink -; P0356; Montagu 1A
O  Crown with a single arch, unreadable mintmark at top center
CARO : D : G : MA : BRI : (top dot of colon is an apostrophe)
R  Two scepters in saltire with crowned heads and rounded bases, mintmark at top but so rubbed as not to be able to be defined
FRA : ET : HIB : REX (top dot of colon is an apostrophe)
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C1_Pattern Official Pattern (Silver): (Date Unknown)
Spink -; P0357; Montagu 1
O  Crown with a double arch; crossed scepters through the crown, all within an inner circle
CAROLVS · D : G · MAG · BRITANN
R  Harp with leopard's head and with double-arched crown above, within an inner circle which the crown penetrates; a small B (for Briot) after REX
· FRAN · ET · HIBER · REX ·
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C1_Pattern Official Pattern (Copper): (Date Unknown)
Spink -; P0358; Montagu 5
O  The king's bust left, in armor and ornamented helmet all within an inner circle which is broken by the base of the bust; legend starts at bottom left of the coin
CAROLVS · D : G: MAG : BRIT : (top dot of colon is an apostrophe)
R  The royal arms in an oval garnished circle extending only round the upper half of the coin, within which is the legend; rose before and after the legend
FRA : ET : HIBER : REX (top dot of colon is an apostrophe)
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C1_Pattern Official Pattern (Copper): (Date Unknown)
Spink -; P0359; Montagu 4
O  A crowned rose between C and R, all within an inner circle, lis above crown, outside the inner circle
CAROLVS · D : G: M : B : REX · (top dot of colon is an apostrophe)
R  A crowned rose between C and R, all within an inner circle, lis above crown, outside the inner circle
· A · FARTHING · PLEDGE ·
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C1_Pattern Official Pattern (Copper): (Date Unknown)
Spink -; P0360; Montagu 2
O  A crowned rose over two scepters in saltire. In each of the three lower angles made by the scepters, a large fleur de lis
FARTHING · TOAKENS
R  Crown with double arches, crossed scepters through the crown. In each of the three lower angles of the scepters is a lion passant to left
· TYPVS · MONETAE · ANGL · AERIS ·
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C1_Pattern Official Pattern (Copper): (1644)
Spink -; P0361; Montagu 3
O  A rose crowned between two swords which have their points downward, date · 1644 · below
CITTIE · OF · LONDON · 1644 ·
R  Crown with double arches, crossed scepters through the crown. In each of the three lower angles of the scepters is a lion passant to left
· TYPVS · MONETAE · ANGL · AERIS ·
Mr. J. H. Burn, in his Introductory Memorana to the London Tradesmen's Tokens, in the Beaufoy Cabinet mentions this piece. It is in the National Collection having been purchased at the Trattle Sale (Lot 1526) and is probably unique.
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