WMID-4F8AA2: Post Medieval coin: Sixpence of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-4F8AA2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete struck / hammered silver sixpence of James I (AD 1603 to AD 1625), minted at the Tower Mint, probably minted between AD 1603 and AD 1604 as part of the first coinage issue. Mint marks unclear. Probably North type 2072-3.

Diameter: 27.36 mm
Thickness: 0.97 mm
Weight: 3.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.97 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 27.36 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: James I, 1603 - 1604 (N 2072, 2073)
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: [ ]COBVS DG ANG SCO FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: EXVRGA [ ]DISSI [ ] TVR ININ [ ]
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Claverley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8095
Four figure Latitude: 52.552472
Four figure longitude: -2.296399
1:25K map: SO8095
1:10K map: SO89NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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