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Unique ID: NMS-62C104

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Copper Post Medieval Royal farthing token of James I of England. Lennox type 3. Annulet initial mark. The coin is very thin on one half of the flan and only part of the pressed image survives. It may be an irregular copy. Circa AD1616-1623

Length; 15mm, width; 13.0mm. thickness; 0.4mm. Weight: 0.36g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1616
Date to: Exactly AD 1623

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.36 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th October 2018 - Monday 8th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 63033
Other reference: GCENF145467

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Copper Harington or Lennox farthing of James I
Obverse description: Crown with crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: IACO [...]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: FRA ET HIB [...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Litcham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8817
Four figure Latitude: 52.71798245
Four figure longitude: 0.78202405
1:25K map: TF8817
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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