DUR-1BD124: DUR-1BD124

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Unique ID: DUR-1BD124

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sixpence of James I of Ireland (1603-25), minted 1605-6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1605
Date to: Circa AD 1606

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Type: Irish: sixpence of James I, second coinage (S 6517)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D MAG BRI...
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: TEATVR VINITA DEVS
Initial mark: Rose
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Northallerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3694
Four figure Latitude: 54.34029
Four figure longitude: -1.447789
1:25K map: SE3694
1:10K map: SE39SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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