SOM-0582A8: Post-medieval coin: Irish sixpence of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-0582A8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete post-medieval silver Irish sixpence of James I (AD 1603-1625), First coinage, initial mark bell, minted at Dublin, AD 1603-1604, Spink 6514. The coin is broken across with c.50% remaining

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 1603
Date to: Exactly AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.2 mm
Width: 12.4 mm
Weight: 0.81 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 4th December 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 19815

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: Dublin City
Type: Irish: sixpence of James I, first coinage (S 6514)
Obverse description: Bust facing right, details unclear
Obverse inscription: [I]ACOBVS . D'. G [AN]G. S[CO. FRA. ET . HIB REX]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: TVEA[TVR VINTA DEVS]
Initial mark: Bell
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Whitchurch Canonicorum CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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