Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: NMGW-5B89B8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver post-medieval shilling of James I (1603-1625), third coinage, lis initial mark, minted at the Tower of London, 1623-1624 (North 2125).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1623
Date to: Exactly AD 1624

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.62 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2022.1.6

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, 1619-1625 (N 2124, 2125)
Obverse description: Bust of James I, crowned and armoured, right.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield. No plumes above.
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Neath Port Talbot (Unitary Authority)
District: Neath Port Talbot (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Port Talbot (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS7889
Four figure Latitude: 51.58660734
Four figure longitude: -3.7623487
1:25K map: SS7889
1:10K map: SS78NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: HESH-DADCF2
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625) initial mark: Lis (1623-1624) North: 2127
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: CORN-8B01E5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625), Third coinage (1619-1625), initial mark lis (1623-1624). Cf. Spink (2014) p.272, no.2671.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: PUBLIC-4397F5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post Medieval silver shilling of James I (1603-1625 AD), initial mark rose, 1623-1624 AD second coinage third bust, North 2099. There is a sc…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.