SOM-376385: Post-medieval coin: Halfgroat of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-376385

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625), second coinage, initial mark lis, minted at London, c. AD 1604-5, North (1991:146), no. 2104.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1604
Date to: Exactly AD 1605

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16622

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2104 - 2105/2)
Obverse description: Rose with large crown above
Obverse inscription: .I'. D'. G'. ROSA . SINE . SPINA.
Reverse description: Thistle with large crown above
Reverse inscription: .TVEATVR.VNITA. DE[VS]
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Near Wincanton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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