YORYM-C84855: Shilling : James I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-C84855

Object type certainty: Certain
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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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1619
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.14 mm
Weight: 5.88 g
Diameter: 30.29 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Carlton Town (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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