NARC-186075: NARC-186075 : Weight : James I

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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Unique ID: NARC-186075

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A complete copper alloy Coin Weight of Post Medieval date (AD 1619-1634). The weight is of James I 'angel' type coin weight. Obverse : X◦S (denoting ten shillings) in central field with large crown above within circular border. There is a small crowned 'J' in top left corner (James 1st). Reverse depicts St Michael with angel wings slaying a dragon within circular border.

The metal has a pitted dark brown patina.

Length: 13.94mm, Width: 13.60mm, Thickness: 2.60mm, Weight: 3.0g.

Withers, P& B R (2011), P 18, Fig I.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1619
Date to: Circa AD 1634

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.94 mm
Width: 13.6 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 3 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7739
Four figure Latitude: 52.04405815
Four figure longitude: -0.87870272
1:25K map: SP7739
1:10K map: SP73NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 7 days ago
Updated: 7 days ago

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