Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).
Unique ID: GLO-E3AD65
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An Irish copper-alloy 'gun money' shilling of James II Dated to 1689-1691
Obverse: laureate and draped bust left. [IACOB]VS [II DI GRATIA]
Reverse: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side and below Jan. MAG . BR . FRA . E[T . HIB . REX][…]
This record was generated form emailed images supplied by the finder during the 2020/21 Covid-19 lockdown.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Wednesday 2nd December 2020
This information is restricted for your access level.
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: shilling of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6581-6582)
Obverse description: laureate and draped bust left.
Obverse inscription: [IACOB]VS [II DI GRATIA]
Reverse description: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side, Jan below.
Reverse inscription: MAG . BR . FRA . E[T . HIB . REX][…]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SO7007
Four figure Latitude: 51.76087377
Four figure longitude: -2.43607331
1:25K map: SO7007
1:10K map: SO70NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
No references cited so far.