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Unique ID: NARC-03DB91
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A hammered gold half crown of James I. London mint. The Tun reverse mint mark suggests an issue date of 1615-16, but the intial mark is unclear, hence the broad date of 1603 - 25 recorded here.
This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 19 mm
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Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfcrown: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2069, 2093 - 2095)
Obverse description: crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: I.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA
Reverse description: crowned sheild
Reverse inscription: [ ]VEATVR.[ ]NITA.DEVS
Initial mark: uncertain
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
4 Figure: TL0367
Four figure Latitude: 52.29148834
Four figure longitude: -0.49124161
1:25K map: TL0367
1:10K map: TL06NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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