KENT-F97DF5: Gold Britain Crown

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Unique ID: KENT-F97DF5

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A worn post-Medieval gold Britain Crown of James I (AD 1603-1625), Second coinage (1604-1619), dating ot the period 1606-1607. First bust, escallop initial mark. London Mint. North (1991, 145) No 20910

Measurements: 21.25mm in diameter and 2.37g in weight.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1606
Date to: Circa AD 1607

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.37 g
Diameter: 21.25 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Britain crown
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Britain crown: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2090 - 2092)
Obverse description: Crowned bust (first type) right
Obverse inscription: +IACOBVS.D.G.MAG.'BRIT.'FRA'ET'HI'REX
Reverse description: Square shield crowned with I R at sides of crown
Initial mark: Escallop
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Eythorne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2650
Four figure Latitude: 51.20447838
Four figure longitude: 1.23389954
1:25K map: TR2650
1:10K map: TR25SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: KENT
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