WMID-6BB431: Post medieval coin: Halfpenny of James I (obverse, reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6BB431

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

A silver halfpenny of James I (1603-1625), second coinage (1604-1619), North reference 2107.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1604
Date to: AD 1619

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.27 g
Diameter: 10.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Jim Wall

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (silver)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfpenny: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2107)
Obverse description: Rose
Obverse inscription: No legend
Reverse description: Thistle, with initial mark above, probably a cinquefoil (1613-15).
Reverse inscription: No legend.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Drayton Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1899
Four figure Latitude: 52.588508
Four figure longitude: -1.735745
1:25K map: SP1899
1:10K map: SP19NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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