DENO-93E2F7: Medieval Coin: One Third Groat of James V of Scotland

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-93E2F7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete, Post Medieval, silver, one third groat of James V of Scotland (AD 1513 - AD 1542), Second issue coinage, dating to the period AD 1526 - AD 1539. Mint uncertain. Spink (2003) No 5380.

Diameter: 15.9 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Coin has been broken on the right side, much of the legend is missing. Coin has also been bent up towards the obverse at the base.

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 1539

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8322

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: One-third groat
Ruler/issuer: James V of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Type: Scottish: one third groat of James V (S 5380)
Obverse description: Very worn and faded crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Shield depicting arms of Scotland (Lion rampant sinister) with cross fourchee dividing the legend. Trefoils in corners of Shield and Saltaires in field.
Reverse inscription: -
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Newark (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8056
Four figure Latitude: 53.0952203
Four figure longitude: -0.80676786
1:25K map: SK8056
1:10K map: SK85NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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