CORN-FE6C6C: halfgroat of James I (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-FE6C6C

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

Silver halfgroat of James I (1603-1625), First coinage (1603-1604), First bust with 'II' behind head, initial mark thistle (1603-1604), Spink 2649.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th February 2017 - Saturday 18th February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Identified by: Mr Philip Mitchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

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
Obverse description: crowned bust facing right, II behind head
Obverse inscription: [I'. D']. G'. ROSA. SINE. SPINA.
Reverse description: Square 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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: St. Albans (District)
Parish or ward: Redbourn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1110
Four figure Latitude: 51.77766983
Four figure longitude: -0.39247423
1:25K map: TL1110
1:10K map: TL11SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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