LANCUM-E40AC5: Medieval coin: One third groat of James V

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-E40AC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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One third groat of James V dating from 1526-1537. Second coinage. Edinburgh Mint.

Type: Scottish: one third groat of James V (S 5380)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right with single arched crown
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS 5 DEI GRA R SCOTOR
Reverse description: Arms of Scotland in a Maltese Cross
Reverse inscription: OPPIDV EDINBURGI

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Include in MedArch

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1526
Date to: Circa AD 1537

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.1 mm
Diameter: 16.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: One-third groat
Ruler/issuer: James V of Scotland
Type: Scottish: one third groat of James V (S 5380)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right with single arched crown
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS 5 DEI GRA R SCOTOR
Reverse description: Arms of Scotland in a Maltese Cross
Reverse inscription: OPPIDV EDINBURGI

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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