SOM-35DCA1: Post Medieval coin: sixpence of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-35DCA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver sixpence of James I dating to 1608 (on coin). Second coinage, fourth bust. Initial mark coronet. Mint of London. North (1991:146) no 2103.

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 1608
Date to: Exactly AD 1608

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 26.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th March 2017 - Saturday 20th May 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17368

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: Bust crowned facing right, VI behind head.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS [D ] MAG'. BRI]T . FRA . ET . HI' . REX
Reverse description: Square topped royal shield with date, 1608, above
Reverse inscription: QVA . DEVS . C[ON]IVNXI. NEMO . SEPARET
Initial mark: Coronet
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Winsham CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Updated: About one year ago

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