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Harington Type 2

Large ? 14.5-15.5 mm dia. Privy marks now found on the reverse at 2.00 o?clock where the ?fret? appeared in type 1. Recorded pm?s are:-cinquefoil, cross saltire, lis, mullet and trefoil. Can have 7 or 8 harp strings. Die axis rotated.

Illustrated? E.18e/P.49. pm=lis. c.1614-16. (ER) ef

 

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Harington Type 2/3 Mule

Pairing of type 2 obverse with type 3 reverse. Privy mark is martlet on reverse. Seven harp strings. Die axis rotated.

Illustrated? (by courtesy of the Colin Cooke collection) E.21b/P.50. c.1616 (R) gvf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harington Type 3

?Pm=martlet. This is a new design for the Harington farthings. The obverse has a much larger fairly crude crown bearing 5 jewels in a quincunx ( 2-1-2). There are 7 harp strings. These coins are slightly larger and heavier than the earlier type 2 issues. Die axis is rotated.

Illustrated E.22b/P.51. c.1616 (R) ef

 

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