SOM-85F752: Irish post-medieval coin: Irish sixpence of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-85F752

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

Irish post-medieval silver Irish sixpence of James I (AD 1603-1625), First coinage, initial mark martlet, minted at Dublin, AD 1603-1604, Spink 6514.

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
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 23.2 mm

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 19816

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: Dublin City
Type: Irish: sixpence of James I, first coinage (S 6514)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IACO[BVS] D'. G'. ANG'. SCO'. FR[A ET] HIB'. REX.
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: TVEA[TVR V]NITA . DEVS .
Initial mark: Martlet
Die axis measurement: 3 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: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Okeford Fitzpaine CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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