LEIC-E7DCC2: Post Medieval copper alloy Irish token farthing

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Unique ID: LEIC-E7DCC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval Irish copper alloy token farthing of James I, 1613-1625.

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
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 16 mm

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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: Dublin City
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Irish: farthing of James I, second coinage (S 6520 - 6523)
Obverse description: Crown with crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: IACO DG MAG BRIT
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB REX

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aldwincle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0081
Four figure Latitude: 52.417863
Four figure longitude: -0.531046
1:25K map: TL0081
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Central searchers rally

References cited

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Audit data

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

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