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WAW-B2C0EB: Post Medieval coin: halfgroat of James I (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-B2C0EB

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

Post Medieval coin: silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625) minted between 1621 and 1623. North No. 2127.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1621
Date to: Exactly AD 1623

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 16.94 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th January 2016 - Monday 7th March 2016

Personal details

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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
Obverse description: Rose with crown above.
Obverse inscription: I D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Thistle with crown above.
Reverse inscription: TVEATVR VNITA DEVS
Initial mark: Thistle
Die axis measurement: 11 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: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
District: Solihull (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Barston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1878
Four figure Latitude: 52.3997218
Four figure longitude: -1.73687278
1:25K map: SP1878
1:10K map: SP17NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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