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Unique ID: BERK-EB76DB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of James I (AD1603-1625). Dated: AD1603, North (1994) No.2072. The legend of the coin has been completely clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1603
Date to: Exactly AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th June 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: James I, 1603 - 1604 (N 2072, 2073)
Obverse description: Bust facing right with VI behind
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Square shield
Reverse inscription: [...]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wilcot (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1363
Four figure Latitude: 51.36591732
Four figure longitude: -1.81465455
1:25K map: SU1363
1:10K map: SU16SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 9 months ago

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