WMID-6C2572: Post Medieval sixpence of James I (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-6C2572

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Post Medieval sixpence of James I (AD 1603-1625) Second coinage (AD 1604-1619) dating to AD 1606. initial mark: Escallop. Mint of London. North (1991) vol 2. no. 2103. The coin has been clipped.

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 1606
Date to: Exactly AD 1606

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 22.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015 - Sunday 31st January 2016

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Materials and construction

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

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: fourth bust facing right with VI behind
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRAN ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield with date over (1606)
Reverse inscription: QUAE D[EVS CONIUNXIT] NEMO SEPARET
Initial mark: Escallop
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Eccleshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7632
Four figure Latitude: 52.88491771
Four figure longitude: -2.35810662
1:25K map: SJ7632
1:10K map: SJ73SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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