SUSS-E22D75: Post medieval coin: Farthing of James I

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Unique ID: SUSS-E22D75

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Copper alloy farthing of James I, Type 3d (Lennox round), initial mark possibly a tun, 1614-1625 AD, North 2136. Reverse struck off centre.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1614
Date to: AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Mr Tyndall JONES
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3c

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper Harington or Lennox farthing of James I
Obverse description: Two lis headed sceptres in saltire through a single-arched crown
Obverse inscription: IACO D G MAG BRIT
Reverse description: A harp below a single arched crown
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HI[B] REX
Initial mark: Tun
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Patching (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0708
Four figure Latitude: 50.861619
Four figure longitude: -0.481019
1:25K map: TQ0708
1:10K map: TQ00NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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