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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-E3AD65

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find 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][…]

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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 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1691

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Wednesday 2nd December 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Awre (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

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: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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