WMID-F11566: Post medieval coin: Complete half groat of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-F11566

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver half groat, of James I (AD 1603 to AD 1625), dating to the period AD 1604. Minted at the Tower (London). Reverse mintmark Lis. cf. North, vol 2, p 146, no 2104-5.

Diameter: 16.2 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

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 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2104 - 2105/2)
Obverse description: Crowned rose
Obverse inscription: [ ]ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: TVEATVR VNITA D[ ]
Initial mark: unclear
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Colton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0621
Four figure Latitude: 52.78654268
Four figure longitude: -1.9124763
1:25K map: SK0621
1:10K map: SK02SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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