GLO-EF1BC7: GLO-EF1BC7 silver eighth thistle merk of James VI

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-EF1BC7

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

~~A post-Medieval silver eighth thistle merk of James VI of Scotland, Date 1567-1625 Obverse: crowned shield containing the royal coat of arms IACOBVS.6.D.G.SCO[TORVM]. Reverse: Crowned Thistle. REGEM] IOVA [PROTEGIT Ref: Spink 'Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands' (pp. 74, no. 5500).

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 1567
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Saturday 1st July 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Eighth thistle-merk
Ruler/issuer: James VI of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Eighth thistle Merk of James VI, Silver, Eighth coinage (S 5500)
Obverse description: crowned shield containing the royal coat of arms
Obverse inscription: [IA]CO[BVS.6.D.G.SCOTORVM]
Reverse description: Crowned Thistle.
Reverse inscription: [REGEM] IOVA [PROTEGIT]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: st Briavels

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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