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Unique ID: NARC-955F0B
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete gold Britain Crown of James I (AD 1603-1625). Second coinage. Crowned squared shield reverse. London Mint. Trefoil initial mark. AD 1613.
Diameter: 22.65mm, Thickness: 0.79mm, Weight: 2.2g
North Vol II, P 145, No 2091
The coin is missing small portions of its outer flan.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 22.65 mm
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Denomination: Britain crown
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Britain crown: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2090 - 2092)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield crowned with I R at sides
Reverse inscription: HENRICVS ROSAS REGNA IACOBVS
Initial mark: Trefoil
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SP7430
Four figure Latitude: 51.96356421
Four figure longitude: -0.92437688
1:25K map: SP7430
1:10K map: SP73SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1960||English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son||145||2091|