HAMP-9287A6: Post-medieval coin : farthing of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-9287A6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post-medieval copper alloy Harrington farthing of James I (1603-25), type 1 (North 2130 or 2131), struck at the Tower of London and dating to 1613-14. No mullet between D G. The coin has traces of tinning on both surfaces.

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 1613
Date to: Circa AD 1614

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.17 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 668

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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: Crown, crossed sceptres behind.
Obverse inscription: IACO D G MAG BRIT
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET [HI]B REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Owslebury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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: HAMP
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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