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LVPL-F194C8: Post Medieval silver hammered coin of James I, a fourth bust sixpence

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Unique ID: LVPL-F194C8

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

Post Medieval silver hammered coin of James I, a fourth bust sixpence. The initial mark is a rose. Dates to 1605.

The diameter is 25mm and the weight 2.75g.

Obverse inscription is IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX and the reverse inscription is [Q]VAE DEVS CONIVNXIT [NEMO] SEPARET. The coin has been clipped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th November 2017 - Monday 13th November 2017

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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
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Sixpence: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2102, 2103)
Obverse description: Fourth bust, facing right
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS D G MAG BRIT FRA ET HIB REX
Initial mark: Rose

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Plumley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7375
Four figure Latitude: 53.27129415
Four figure longitude: -2.40631337
1:25K map: SJ7375
1:10K map: SJ77NW
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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

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

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