KENT-D2FF12: postmedieval shilling

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-D2FF12

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and very clipped silver shilling of James I (1603-1625), first coinage (1603-1604). Minted at the Tower of London, mintmark unclear. North (1991), p.144,  no. 2072 or 2073. The bust is very worn and almost the entire legend has been clipped away.

Measurements:  Diameter 24.51mm, weight: 3.52g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.52 g
Diameter: 24.51 mm

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Materials and construction

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

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, not further defined (N 2072, 2073, 2099 - 2101, 2124, 2125)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right with mark of value 'XII' behind.
Obverse inscription: [+IACOBVS∙D,’G,’SNG,’SCO ∙FRA’ET∙HIB.’REX]
Reverse description: Square shield.
Reverse inscription: [+EXVRGA]T DEVS.DIS[SIPENTVR INIMICI]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Stalisfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9553
Four figure Latitude: 51.24283865
Four figure longitude: 0.79236243
1:25K map: TQ9553
1:10K map: TQ95SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd p.144 no.2072 or 2073

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Audit data

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

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