NARC-03DB91: NARC-03DB91

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-03DB91

Object type certainty: Certain
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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.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 19 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Dean and Shelton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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