IOW-8E4602: Post-Medieval Coin: Penny of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-8E4602

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver penny of James I (1603-1625), minted at London. Second Coinage, 1604-1619. Initial mark: none, stops on reverse (North 1991: 146, ref: 2106/1). Obverse: I.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA (A rose without thorns); Rose. Reverse: TVEATVR.VNITA.DEVS (May God guard these united, i.e. kingdoms); Thistle.

Class: Penny

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 13.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th March 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-1-130

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2106/1, 2106/2)
Obverse description: Rose
Obverse inscription: I.D.G.ROSA.SINE.SPINA (A rose without thorns)
Reverse description: Thistle
Reverse inscription: TVAETVR.VNITA.DEVS (May God guard these united, i.e. kingdoms)
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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