Copper strike of royal farthing token made after a proclamation of 1 March 1635/6 granting twenty-one years to Lord Maltravers and Sir Francis Crane, others were later responsible for the issue but the design remained unchanged. A farthing is a 1/4 penny.
At centre within a line circle, a crown with crossed sceptres behind; around, (mm. crescent) CAROLV D G MA BRI
At centre within a line circle, a rose; above, crown; around, FRA ET HI REX (mm.crescent)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 May 1976
Type of item
14 mm (Outside Diameter), 0.97 g (Weight)
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[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.