SUSS-B43E22: Post medieval sixpence of James I

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Unique ID: SUSS-B43E22

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver sixpence of James I, dating to AD 1606. Initial mark: escallop. Tower mint of London. Cf. North 1991, Vol II, p146, No. 2103.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1606
Date to: Exactly AD 1606

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.71 g
Diameter: 24.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker
Secondary identifier: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2102, 2103)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right with VI behind head
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS [DG MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB] REX
Reverse description: Square shield with date 1606 above
Reverse inscription: [QVAE] DEVS CONIVNX [IT NEMO] SEPARET
Initial mark: Escallop
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8832
Four figure Latitude: 51.05656244
Four figure longitude: 0.68123559
1:25K map: TQ8832
1:10K map: TQ83SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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