HAMP-1447F4: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-1447F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn, slightly bent and clipped early 17th-century post-medieval silver halfgroat of James I, second issue, London mint (1610-1611 AD; North 2105/1)

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1610
Date to: AD 1611

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.3 mm
Width: 14.7 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.71 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2654; J1

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2104 - 2105/2)
Obverse description: Rose with crown above
Obverse inscription: [(Bell) I D] G' ROSA [S]INE SPINA
Reverse description: Thistle with crown above
Reverse inscription: (Bell) TVEATVR VNITA D[EVS]
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Blewbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5485
Four figure Latitude: 51.561303
Four figure longitude: -1.222411
1:25K map: SU5485
1:10K map: SU58NW
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: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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