CORN-1BF5BC: double tournois of Frederick Henry of Nassau (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-1BF5BC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy French double tournois of Frederick Henry of Nassau, or Frederik Hendrik in Dutch, Prince of Orange and stadtholder of Holland, Zeeland, Utrecht, Guelders, and Overijssel from 1625 to 1647, dated to 1640 on the reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1640
Date to: Exactly AD 1640

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th September 2015 - Thursday 17th September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Republic of the United Netherlands
Type: Republic of the United Netherlands: copper coin (excluding duit)
Obverse description: bareheaded bust of Frederick Henry with tight curls facing right
Obverse inscription: [FRED].HENR.D G.PRI.A.
Reverse description: three fleur de lis within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: DOVBLE TOVRNOIS 1640
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Levan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3623
Four figure Latitude: 50.04843072
Four figure longitude: -5.68908543
1:25K map: SW3623
1:10K map: SW33SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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