SOM-8E3843: Post Medieval coin: penny of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-8E3843

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

Post Medieval silver penny of James I (1603-1625), second or third coinage, no initial mark (two pellets), AD 1604-1625 North (1991:146, 148) no.2106/1 or 2128. The coin is broken with about a tenth missing to a break from one side.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22069

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, not further defined (N 2077, 2106/1, 2106/2, 2128)
Obverse description: Rose
Obverse inscription: I D G RO[SA SINE SPI]NA
Reverse description: Thistle
Reverse inscription: TVEAT[VR VNIT]A DEVS
Initial mark: Two pellets
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Ilchester

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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