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Unique ID: WAW-1F939B
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete Post Medieval copper alloy Irish halfpenny probably of Charles II (AD 1645-1685). Armstong and Legge's regal coinage (Spink 6574) dating to AD 1680-84. London mint. Spink (2003: 165).
Overall dimensions: 27.47mm in diameter, 1.71mm in thickness and 5.94g in weight.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.71 mm
Weight: 5.94 g
Diameter: 27.47 mm
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Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Irish: halfpenny of Charles II, copper, Armstrong and Legge's Regal coinage (S 6574-6575)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Crowned harp.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
4 Figure: SO8470
Four figure Latitude: 52.32785631
Four figure longitude: -2.23619954
1:25K map: SO8470
1:10K map: SO87SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Spink and Son Ltd||2003||Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands||London||Spink and Son Ltd||p. 165||no. 6574|