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Unique ID: NMS-9ECDF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Post Medieval Royal farthing token of James I. 1613-1625 AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1613
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th March 2013

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58460
Other reference: GCMB

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper Harington or Lennox farthing of James I
Obverse description: Two sceptres in saltire through a crown
Obverse inscription: IACO[...]
Reverse description: Harp surmounted by a crown
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Near Castle Acre

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Audit data

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

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