SOM-CD99C2: Post-Medieval coin: halfgroat of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-CD99C2

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

Post-Medieval silver halfgroat of James I (AD 1603-1625) dating to AD 1603 to 1604. Thistle initial mark. North (1991:144) 2076.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1603
Date to: Exactly AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th October 2016 - Saturday 29th October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19066

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, 1603 - 1604 (N 2076)
Obverse description: Bust facing right with II behind head
Obverse inscription: I'. D'. G'. ROSA . SINE . SPINA .
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield with initial mark over
Reverse inscription: None
Initial mark: Thistle
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: North Petherton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Post-Medieval silver halfgroat of James I (AD 1603-1625) dating to AD 1603 to 1604. Thistle initial mark. North (1991:144) 2076.
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Post-medieval silver penny of James I (AD 1603-1625) dating to AD 1603-1604. Thistle initial mark, minted at London. North (1991:144) 2077.
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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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