DOR-52642D: Post Medieval coin: Irish shilling of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-52642D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Irish issue shilling of James I dating to 1604- 1607
Reference: Spink No. 6515
Diameter: 26.75 mm
Weight: 4.07 g
Die axis: 2

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 1604
Date to: Circa AD 1607

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.07 g
Diameter: 26.75 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017286

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Type: Irish: shilling of James I, second coinage (S 6515 - 6517)
Obverse description: Bust, right, crowned
Obverse inscription: IACIBVS DG MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: HENRICVS ROSAS REGNA IACOBVS
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9917
Four figure Latitude: 50.95243085
Four figure longitude: -2.01560872
1:25K map: ST9917
1:10K map: ST91NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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