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Unique ID: GLO-2597FD
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A post-Medieval silver thistle merk of James VI of Scotland, Date 1567-1625 Obverse: crowned shield containing the royal coat of arms IACOBVS.6.D.G.SCOTORVM. Reverse: Crowned Thistle. REGEM IOVA PROTEGIT
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 5.87 g
Diameter: 32 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019
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Denomination: Thistle merk
Ruler/issuer: James VI of Scotland
Mint or issue place: Edinburgh Castle
Type: Scottish: Thistle Merk of James VI, Silver, Eighth coinage (S 5497)
Obverse description: crowned shield containing the royal coat of arms
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS.6.D.G.SCOTORVM
Reverse description: Crowned Thistle.
Reverse inscription: REGEM IOVA PROTEGIT
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
4 Figure: ST5863
Four figure Latitude: 51.36450194
Four figure longitude: -2.60466093
1:25K map: ST5863
1:10K map: ST56SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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