NARC-8057F9: NARC-8057F9 : Farthing : James I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-8057F9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy farthing of James I (1603-1625). Second coinage. Crowned harp reverse. Dublin mint. AD 1613-26.

Diameter: 14.85mm, Thickness: 1.40mm, Weight: 0.5g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1613
Date to: Circa AD 1626

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14.85 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Token farthing
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Irish: farthing of James I, second coinage (S 6520 - 6523)
Obverse description: Crown with crossed sceptre
Obverse inscription: [IACO D G MAG BRIT]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: [FRA] ET HIB REX
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7260
Four figure Latitude: 52.23349739
Four figure longitude: -0.94715152
1:25K map: SP7260
1:10K map: SP76SW
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

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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