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Unique ID: SF-F9076D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver halfgroat of James I's first coinage, dating to 1604. Initial mark: Lis, Tower mint. North 2076.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1604
Date to: Circa AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 16.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1603 - 1604 (N 2076)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right, mark of value 'II' behind bust
Obverse inscription: I D G [ROSA SINE] SPINA
Reverse description: Royal Arms
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Bulmer

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: SF
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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