SOM-7B8C72: Post-medieval coin: penny of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-7B8C72

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A complete silver post-medieval penny of James I (AD 1603-1625), dating to the period AD 1619-1625. Third coinage, no initial mark, mint of London. North (1991: 148) no.2128.

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 1619
Date to: Exactly AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.33 g
Diameter: 13.3 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017726

Materials and construction

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

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, 1619-1625 (N 2128)
Obverse description: A rose
Obverse inscription: ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: A thistle
Reverse inscription: TVEATVR VNITA DEVS
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Wanstrow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7043
Four figure Latitude: 51.18543392
Four figure longitude: -2.43061788
1:25K map: ST7043
1:10K map: ST74SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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 148 2128

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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