Copper royal farthing token made under a grant of letters patent by King Charles I (1625-1649) on 30 May 1625, to the Duchess of Richmond and Sir Francis Crane. A farthing is a 1/4 penny.

Obverse Description

At centre, a crown with crossed sceptres behind; around, (mm. dagger) CARO D G MAG BRIT, border of beads.

Reverse Description

At centre, crowned harp with eagle head and five strings; around, FRA ET HIB REX

Edge Description


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