BUC-D09B91: Post medieval coin: Shilling of James I

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Unique ID: BUC-D09B91

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval irish silver shilling of James I (1603-1625). Second coinage dating to 1604-1607, crowned harp reverse with rose mintmark.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1604
Date to: Circa AD 1607

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.94 g
Diameter: 27.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4562

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Shilling: James I, not further defined (N 2072, 2073, 2099 - 2101, 2124, 2125)
Obverse description: Worn bust, possibly right
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS.DG.MAG.BRIT.FRA.[ET.HIB.REX.]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Initial mark: Rose
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7220
Four figure Latitude: 51.8739332
Four figure longitude: -0.95556823
1:25K map: SP7220
1:10K map: SP72SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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