WMID-AC2093: Post medieval coin: Halfgroat of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-AC2093

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete clipped silver half groat of James I (AD 1603 to AD 1625), dating to the period AD 1603 to AD 1604. Minted at the Tower of London. Mintmark: Lis. C.f. North, vol 2, p 144, no 2076.

Diameter: 17.8 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

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 1603
Date to: Circa AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th August 2018 - Saturday 4th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfgroat (silver)
Ruler/issuer: James I of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: English coin early Modern 1489 - 1660
Type: Halfgroat: James I, 1603 - 1604 (N 2076)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right. II behind head
Obverse inscription: I D G ROSA SINE SPINA
Reverse description: square shield with lis above it
Reverse inscription: -
Initial mark: lis
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Stone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8771
Four figure Latitude: 52.33692634
Four figure longitude: -2.19221822
1:25K map: SO8771
1:10K map: SO87SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 10 days ago

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