LVPL-4D7C70: Post-medieval sixpence of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-4D7C70

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of James I, (AD 1603-1625). Reverse: QVAE DEVS CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET; 1607 over shield. Obverse: IACOBVS D [G MA]G BRIT FRA ET HIB REX; crowned bust right, VI behind bust.

IM: Escallop (1606-1607). Second coinage. North no. 2103.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st January 2016 - Thursday 21st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

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: Crowned bust right, VI behind bust.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D [G MA]G BRIT FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: 1607 over shield.
Reverse inscription: QVAE DEVS CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Acton Bridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5974
Four figure Latitude: 53.26140546
Four figure longitude: -2.61609717
1:25K map: SJ5974
1:10K map: SJ57SE
Grid reference source: From 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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