KENT-D8C6BF: Penny of james I

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Unique ID: KENT-D8C6BF

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An incompelte and abraded Post-Medieval silver penny of James I (AD 1603-1625), dating to AD 1604-1625. Second coinage (1604-1619), uncertain intial mark possibly Key. London mint, 1609-1610.. North (1991) no. 2106.

Measurements: 12.7mm in diameter, 0.35mm thick and 0.24g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1609
Date to: Circa AD 1610

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.35 mm
Weight: 0.24 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Penny: James I, 1604-1619 (N 2106/1, 2106/2)
Obverse description: Rose (uncrowned)
Obverse inscription: [+I D G R]OSA SINE S[PINA]
Reverse description: Thistle (uncrowned)
Reverse inscription: .+.TV[EATR VNITA D]EVS
Initial mark: Key
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Greenwich West (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3778
Four figure Latitude: 51.48436664
Four figure longitude: -0.02833635
1:25K map: TQ3778
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1991 English Hammered Coinage: Volume 2. Edward I to Charles II, 1272-1662 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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