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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-12EE1E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval silver Scottish quarter thistle merk of James VI, dating to AD 1601-1604. Mint of Edinburgh. Spink (2011: 74) no. 5499.

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 1601
Date to: Exactly AD 1604

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5557

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter 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: Lion rampant within square topped shield surmounted by crown.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS 6 D G R SCOTORVM
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: [...]IO[...]160[...]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sixpenny Handley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96142355
Four figure longitude: -1.98713386
1:25K map: SU0118
1:10K map: SU01NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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