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Unique ID: SF-4EEAD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and slightly clipped silver hammered sixpence struck for James I, dating to 1604. Second coinage, Tower mint, initial mark; Lis. As North 2102.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1605
Date to: Circa AD 1605

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 24.39 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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, 1604-1619 (N 2102, 2103)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: IA[COBVS] D G MAG BRIT [FRA] ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Square shield with royal arms
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Wetherden

Spatial coordinates

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

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