GLO-E9217E:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-E9217E

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

A post-Medieval silver quarter thistle merk of James VI of Scotland, Date 1567-1625 Obverse: crowned shield containing the royal coat of arms [IACOBVS.6.D.G.SCOTORVM]. Reverse: Crowned Thistle. [REGEM IOVA PROTEGIT]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1567
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter thistle merk
Ruler/issuer: James VI of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Quarter thistle Merk of James VI, Silver, Eighth coinage (S 5499)
Obverse description: crowned shield containing the royal coat of arms
Obverse inscription: [IACOBVS.6.D.G.SCOTORVM].
Reverse description: Crowned Thistle.
Reverse inscription: [REGEM IOVA PROTEGIT]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Huntley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7219
Four figure Latitude: 51.86886676
Four figure longitude: -2.40806998
1:25K map: SO7219
1:10K map: SO71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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