HESH-89C63C: Post Medieval: Coin

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Unique ID: HESH-89C63C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A broken and pierced half groat of James I (1603-1625) 2nd or 3rd coinage (1604-1625). The coin is pierced from the reverse to the obverse at approximately 9 o'clock. The hole measures 2.3mm.

North: 2076 / 2104-5

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 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.6 mm
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service; Object Entry Form: E.01573

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Obverse description: Crowned Rose
Obverse inscription: [I D G RO]SA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: [TVEATRVR UN]ITA DEV[S]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Little Birch

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
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