GLO-2597FD:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-2597FD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find 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 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 1567
Date to: Circa AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.87 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019 - Sunday 1st September 2019

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chew Magna (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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