LVPL-F53A80: Coin

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Unique ID: LVPL-F53A80

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

Silver fraction of a thistle-merk of James VI's Eighth coinage.

Obverse: [IA]COBV[S 6] D G R SC[OT]ORVM; crowned arms.

Reverse: REGEM IOVA PR[OTEGIT 1]60(2); thistle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Thistle merk
Ruler/issuer: James VI of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Eighth thistle Merk of James VI, Silver, Eighth coinage (S 5500)
Obverse description: Crowned shield
Obverse inscription: [IA]COBV[S 6] D G R SC[OT]ORVM
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: REGEM IOVA PR[OTEGIT 1]60(2)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hengoed

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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