WAW-79FBB8: Post Medieval coin weight of James I (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-79FBB8

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A copper alloy Post Medieval coin weight which is sub-square in plan and has designs on both faces. On the obverse the design is, within a circular border, a crown with XXXIII below and an 'S' below that. The reverse has a shield within a wreath. The surface has a shiny, abraded brown patina. It measures 22.21mm long, 21.96mm wide, 3.81mm thick and weighing 12.7g.

The coin weight is for a rose ryal of James I (1603 - 1625), 2nd coinage revalued (Withers P. & B.R. Lions, Ships and Angels Galata Print. Powys).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1603
Date to: Exactly AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.21 mm
Width: 21.96 mm
Thickness: 3.81 mm
Weight: 12.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th May 2012 - Friday 27th July 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Ripple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8738
Four figure Latitude: 52.040245
Four figure longitude: -2.190941
1:25K map: SO8738
1:10K map: SO83NE
WOEID: 33362
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: Friday 24th August 2012
Updated: Friday 24th August 2012

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