SOM-5777A0: Post Medieval coin: halfgroat of James I

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Unique ID: SOM-5777A0

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Post Medieval silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625) dating to AD 1607 to 1609. Second coinage, initial mark coronet. Minted at London. North (1991: 146) no.2104.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1607
Date to: Exactly AD 1609

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th March 2015 - Sunday 15th March 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Chillington, Somerset March 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally ticket 327

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: Rose surmount by large crown
Obverse inscription: I'. D'. G'. ROSA . SINE . SPINA
Reverse description: Thistle surmounted by crown
Reverse inscription: TVEATVR . VNITA . DEVS .
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Dinnington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3912
Four figure Latitude: 50.90423506
Four figure longitude: -2.86888995
1:25K map: ST3912
1:10K map: ST31SE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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