Coin-Weight, Angel
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden MIDDLESEX Thu August 18, 2011
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1076 John Mills
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 14mm x 14mm 1619 - 1625




Description: A square double-sided coin-weight for checking the gold angel of James I's third coinage (1619-1625).

Obverse: Crown over X.S (10 shillings), all within beaded circle (Crowned I verification mark to left).
Reverse: St. Michael slaying dragon, all within beaded circle.
Keywords: Hoard_Ref_HR012
Object Type: Weight Object Classification: Coin
Object Sub-classification: Object Description:
Object Inscription: Period: Stuart
Date Range: 1619 - 1625 Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Die-struck
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): 4.2g Size (mm): 14mm x 14mm
References: P & B R Withers, Lions, Ships and Angels, p.14. Comments:
Findspot: Thames foreshore County: MIDDLESEX
Recorded elsewhere: Not at time of recording Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Eyes only Record validated by: John Mills

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