LEIC-B97A27: B97A27  Thistle Merk of james VI of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B97A27

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval silver thistle merk of James VI of Scotland.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1601
Date to: AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Merk
Ruler/issuer: James VI of Scotland
Obverse description: crest showing lion of Scotland
Obverse inscription: [IAC]OBVS6DGRSCOT[ORVM]
Reverse description: Large crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: REGEM[IOVA]PROT[EGIT]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Scalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7724
Four figure Latitude: 52.808063
Four figure longitude: -0.859151
1:25K map: SK7724
1:10K map: SK72SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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