SOM-130C65: Post Medieval coin: farthing of James I

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Unique ID: SOM-130C65

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy farthing of James I (1603-1625), Type 3d: Lennox round type, dagger or lis initial mark, 1614-1625 AD, North 2136.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.34 g
Diameter: 15.3 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Urchfont 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 20897

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper Harington or Lennox farthing of James I
Obverse description: Crown with sceptres in saltire though it
Obverse inscription: IACO D G MAG BRI
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX
Initial mark: Dagger or lis
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Urchfont

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: SOM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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