PUBLIC-2F2676: Post-medieval coin: Shilling of James I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2F2676

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A clipped post-medieval silver shilling of James I (1603-1625). Second coinage (North 2100). Initial mark: unclear, dating to 1605-1607. Mint of London (Tower). North (1975, 122).

Worn, it measures 27.58mm in diameter, 0.85mm in thickness and weighs 4.332g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1605
Date to: Exactly AD 1607

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.85 mm
Weight: 4.332 g
Diameter: 27.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
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, 1604-1619 (N 2099 - 2101)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right, fourth bust
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS [D G]. MAG. BRIT. FR[AN E]T . HIB. REX
Reverse description: Square garnished shield
Reverse inscription: QVAE . DEVS CO[NIVNXIT] NE[MO SEPA]RET, A and E ligated
Initial mark: unclear, possibly rose or escallop
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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