NARC-955F0B: NARC-955F0B : Britain Crown : James I

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Unique ID: NARC-955F0B

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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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1613

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 22.65 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

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
Reverse description: Square shield crowned with I R at sides
Initial mark: Trefoil
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Adstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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