LIN-547C71: Coin - ?

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Unique ID: LIN-547C71

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete tin halfpenny of James II dating to 1685-88 with a central square hole. 

Measurements: 22.64 mm diameter; 2.31 mm thick;  4.95g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.31 mm
Weight: 4.95 g
Diameter: 22.64 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny (tin): James II (S 3419)
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1001
Four figure Latitude: 53.49421329
Four figure longitude: -0.34336433
1:25K map: TA1001
1:10K map: TA10SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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