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Unique ID: SOM-FBCA17
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Post- Medieval gold Britain Crown of James I (AD 1603-1625) dating to AD 1613. Second coinage, third bust type.Trefoil initial mark. London Mint. North (1991, 145) No 2091.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.45 g
Diameter: 22.4 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th July 2019 - Saturday 12th October 2019
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Other reference: SCC Receipt 018601
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 (Third bust type) facing right
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS . D . G . MAG.' BRIT.' FRA' ET' HI' REX.
Reverse description: Square shield crowned with I R at sides of crown
Reverse inscription: HENRICVS . ROSAS . REGNA . IACOBVS
Initial mark: Trefoil
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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|