IOW-F64BF5: Post-Medieval Coin: Irish Farthing Token of James I

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-F64BF5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Irish post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing token of James I (1603-1626). 'Lennox' issue, 1613-1625 (Spink 6522).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1613
Date to: Exactly AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 22nd November 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-2-568

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Type: Irish: farthing of James I, second coinage (S 6520 - 6523)
Obverse description: Crown with two sceptres in saltire
Obverse inscription: IACOD-G:BRIT
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET-H[ ]REX
Initial mark: Mascle
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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