IOW-2A5F56: IOW-2A5F56 Post-Medieval Coin: Irish Farthing of James I

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-2A5F56

Object type certainty: Certain
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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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1616
Date to: Exactly AD 1626

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.32 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd January 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-1-72

Materials and construction

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

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 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

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

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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