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Unique ID: YORYM-C84855
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete silver shilling of James I. Third coinage. Squared shield reverse. Uncertain initial mark. London mint. AD 1619-1625.
The outer edges of the coin appear to have been heavily clipped.
North vol II, pp 148, no 2124.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.14 mm
Weight: 5.88 g
Diameter: 30.29 mm
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Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Silver halfcrown: James I, 1619-1625 (N 2122, 2123)
Obverse description: Crowned bust (sixth) right with VII behind.
Obverse inscription: [IACO]BVS.D:G.MAG:[BRIT.FRA.ET.HIB.REX]
Reverse description: Squared shield
Reverse inscription: [QVAE DEV]S CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPAR[ET]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SE0583
Four figure Latitude: 54.24266977
Four figure longitude: -1.92477707
1:25K map: SE0583
1:10K map: SE08SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1960||English Hammered Coinage: Vol 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662||London||Spink and Son||148||2124|