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NCL-75C2D1: NCL-75C2D1: Post-Medieval coin: halfgroat of James I

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Unique ID: NCL-75C2D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver halfgroat of James I, second coinage, dating 1606-1607.

North no 2104.

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: 0.72 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 17.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Monday 8th September 2014

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Materials and construction

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

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: Crowned rose
Obverse inscription: I D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: TVEATVR VNITA DEVS
Initial mark: excallop
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Newsham with Breckenbrough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3784
Four figure Latitude: 54.25035127
Four figure longitude: -1.4336429
1:25K map: SE3784
1:10K map: SE38SE
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: NCL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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