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NCL-783288: NCL-783288: Post-Medieval coin: Shilling of James I

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Unique ID: NCL-783288

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver shilling of James I, dating 1606-1607.

North no 2100.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1606
Date to: Circa AD 1607

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.91 mm
Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 27.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th November 2013 - Monday 27th January 2014

Personal details

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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 right with XII behind head
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: square shield bearing the arms of Britain
Initial mark: escallop
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Felton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NU1700
Four figure Latitude: 55.29382414
Four figure longitude: -1.73383821
1:25K map: NU1700
1:10K map: NU10SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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