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CORN-8B01E5: halfgroat of James I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-8B01E5

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

Silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625), Third coinage (1619-1625), initial mark lis (1623-1624).

Cf. Spink (2014) p.272, no.2671.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1623
Date to: Circa AD 1624

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.76 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th October 2016 - Sunday 16th October 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
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1619-1625 (N 2127)
Obverse description: Crowned rose
Obverse inscription: I D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: TVEATVR VNITA DEVS
Initial mark: lis
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Kew (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9975
Four figure Latitude: 50.5401434
Four figure longitude: -4.8380396
1:25K map: SW9975
1:10K map: SW95SE
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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2014 Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 49th edition London Spink and Son Ltd 272 no.2671

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Audit data

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

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