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Unique ID: IOW-2A5F56
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An Irish post-Medieval copper-alloy farthing of James I (1603-1626). Spink 6522-6523, 1616-1626 AD.
Obverse: [ ]; crown over crossed sceptres.
Reverse: [ ]HIB:REX; crowned harp.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.32 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd January 2011
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Other reference: IOW2011-1-72
Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Type: Irish: farthing of James I, second coinage (S 6520 - 6523)
Obverse description: Crown over crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: [ ]HIB:REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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