SOM-9119E8: Post medieval coin: shilling of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-9119E8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver shilling of James I (1603-1625), first coinage, second bust, initial mark fleur de lis, AD 1604-5, North (1991, 144), No. 2073

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 1604
Date to: Exactly AD 1605

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.75 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th November 2018 - Thursday 7th February 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017856

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Shilling: James I, 1603 - 1604 (N 2072, 2073)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right with XII behind head
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS . D'. G'. ANG'. SCO'. FRA'. ET HIB'. REX..
Reverse description: Square topped shield of Royal arms
Reverse inscription: EXVRGAT . DEVS . DISSIPENTVR . INIMICI.
Initial mark: Lis
Die axis measurement: 2 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: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Middlezoy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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

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Audit data

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

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