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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-BA48B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

9 gold coins of James I and Charles I and 425 silver coins of Edward VI to Commonwealth.
England
Edward VI
Third Period: shilling, 1 (tun); sixpence, 1 (tun)
Mary
Groat, 1 (pomegranate)
Philip and Mary
Shillings, 6(Full titles 1554, 2; full titles undated, 1; English titles 1557, 1; English titles date illegible, 2); groat, 1 (lis)
Elizabeth I
Shillings, 30 (cross crosslet, 8; martlet, 3; A, 6; crescent, 1; hand, 1; tun, 3; woolpack, 4; key, 1; ?, REGI, 2; details illegible, 1); sixpences, 149 (pheon, 18; rose, 4; portcullis, 5; portcullis or lion, 1; lion, 3; lion or coronet, 1; coronet, 21; castle, 11; ermine, 12; acorn, 3; eglantine, 11; plain cross, 14; im illegible, 157-, 1; long cross, 2; sword, 2; bell, 2; A, 5; A or escallop, 1; escallop, 1; crescent, 1; hand, 6; tun, 9; woolpack, 1; key, 3; key or anchor, 1; anchor, 1; 1, 2; 2, 1; illegible, 5; milled sixpence, 1 (star); groats, 4 (cross crosslet); threepences, 2 (illegible)
James I
First coinage: shillings, 6 (thistle, 1; lis, 4; illegible, 1); sixpences, 5 (thistle, 3; lis, 2)
Second coinage. Gold: unite, 1 (tun); half-crowns, 2 (escallop, 1; cinquefoil, 1).
Silver: shillings, 18 (lis, 4; rose, 6; escallop, 1; 4th bust im illegible, 3; key, 1; tun, 2; plain cross, 1); sixpences, 8 (lis, 1; rose, 1; lis or rose, 2; 3rd or 4th bust, 1; escallop, 2; coronet, 1)
Third coinage. Gold: laurels, 2 (rose).
Silver: shilling, 1 (lis); sixpences, 5 (rose, 2; thistle, 1; lis, 1; trefoil, 1
Charles I (1625-49) mint
Gold: unite, 1 (heart); crowns, 3 (lis, 1; rose, 1; triangle-in-circle,1). Silver: half-crowns, 25 (bell, 1; tun, 1; triangle, 2; triangle-in-circle, 9; (P), 5; (P) or (R), 2; (R), 2; sun, 3); shillings, 111 (lis, 1; castle, 1; rose , 1; harp, 4; portcullis, 3; bell, 6; crown, 7; tun, 12; anchor, 6; triangle, 2; ?, N2229, 1; triangle, 6; star, 12; triangle-in-circle, 18; (P), 12; (R), 2; eye, 6; sun, 6; ?, N2231, 4; ?, 1); sixpences, 30 (rose, 1; harp, 1; ?, N2240, 1; bell, 2; tun, 6; ?, N2241, 2; tun, 1; anchor, 4; triangle, 1; group E, ?, 1; triangle, 1; triangle-in-circle, 4; (P) or (R), 1; ?, N2246, 2; (R), 1; ?, N2247, 1
Other mints:
Aberystwyth, half-crown, 1 (book); Bristol, shilling, 1 (B)
Commonwealth
Shillings, 5 (1651, 1; 1652, 1; 1653, 2; uncertain date, 1)
Ireland
James I:
First Coinage: shillings, 6 (bell); Second Coinage: shilling, 1 (escallop); sixpences, 3 (martlet)
Spanish-American
Philip IV: 8-reales, 2 (Mexico, countermarked in Brazil 1643-52, 1; Potosi, 1) [spain]

Notes:

Deposited: Mid-1650s

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Bideford Museum
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: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 434

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st July 2001

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Dr Barrie Cook

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Gold

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Torridge (District)
To be known as: Abbotsham area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Bideford Museum

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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