DEV-1F76C0: Post medieval coin: shilling of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-1F76C0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver shilling of James I (AD 1603-1625) dating to AD 1603-1604.

First coinage, as North (1991: 144) no. 2073 (second bust). Tower mint. Lis initial mark.

Measurements: 30.2mm diameter, 1.1mm thickness, weight 5.52g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.52 g
Diameter: 30.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st November 2020 - Saturday 7th August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 019631

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
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: Second bust facing right with XII behind
Obverse inscription: IACOBUS D G ANG SCO FRAN ET HIBER REX
Reverse description: Square shield
Reverse inscription: EXURGAT DEUS DISSIPENTUR INIMICI
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Axminster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2998
Four figure Latitude: 50.77721465
Four figure longitude: -3.00836671
1:25K map: SY2998
1:10K map: SY28NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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