WMID-910A96: Post Medieval silver sixpence of James I (Obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-910A96

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver sixpence of James I (AD 1603-1625), dated AD 1604. First Coinage. Initial mark: Lis (AD 1604-1605). Minted in London. North (1991) no. 2075. The coin has been clipped.

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 1604
Date to: Exactly AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 3.08 g
Diameter: 26.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th October 2016 - Sunday 30th October 2016

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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, 1603 - 1604 (N 2074, 2075)
Obverse description: Bust facing right, with VI behind
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D G ANG SCO FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Shield over a long cross fourchee with the year 1604 above.
Reverse inscription: EXVRGAT DEVS DISSIPENTVR [INIMICI]
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Torridge (District)
Parish or ward: Weare Giffard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS4622
Four figure Latitude: 50.9767632
Four figure longitude: -4.19500713
1:25K map: SS4622
1:10K map: SS42SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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

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