LEIC-F2BB3B: Post medieval silver scottish quarter thisle merk of James VI

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-F2BB3B

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

Post medieval silver Scottish quarter thistle merk of James VI, 1601-4

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 1601
Date to: Circa AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th December 2018 - Friday 7th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Quarter thistle Merk of James VI, Silver, Eighth coinage (S 5499)
Obverse description: crowned Scottish coat of arms
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS 6 D G R SCOTORVM
Reverse description: thistle (very worn)
Reverse inscription: [REGEM IOVA PROTEGIT]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Loughborough Garendon (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4918
Four figure Latitude: 52.75739478
Four figure longitude: -1.2753785
1:25K map: SK4918
1:10K map: SK41NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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