SOM-AFD215: Post Medieval coin: halfgroat of James I

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Unique ID: SOM-AFD215

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver halfgroat of James I, third coinage, initial mark lis, minted at London, c. AD 1604-1605, North 2104.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1604
Date to: Exactly AD 1605

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th December 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22346

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2104 - 2105/2)
Obverse description: Crowned rose, large crown
Obverse inscription: .I [D G]: ROS[A SINE SPINA]
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: [T]VE[AT]VR . VNITA . D[EVS]
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

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: Charlton Musgrove

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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