WMID-A08EC8: Post medieval coin: Penny of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-A08EC8

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

An incomplete silver penny of James I (AD 1603 to AD 1625), probably of either the 2nd or 3rd issue between AD 1604 and AD 1625. Minted in the Tower. Initial mark unclear. Either North type 2106 or 2128.

Diameter: 13.0 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1604
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd November 2014 - Sunday 2nd November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: James I, not further defined (N 2077, 2106/1, 2106/2, 2128)
Obverse description: rose
Obverse inscription: [ ]OSA SINE[ ]
Reverse description: thistle
Reverse inscription: [ ]VNITA DEVS
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dudley (Metropolitan District)
District: Dudley (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Kingswinford North and Wall Heath (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8788
Four figure Latitude: 52.48975649
Four figure longitude: -2.19288472
1:25K map: SO8788
1:10K map: SO88NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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