BH-7F1795: Post Medieval coin: duit of Zeeland

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-7F1795

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A complete worn Post Medieval copper-alloy duit of Zeeland, a province of the United Provinces of the Netherlands. Issued by the Dutch East India Company. Date illegible on coin.

Obverse: [LUCTOR ET EMERGO] (Struggle and arise); Arms of Zeeland: a crowned lion rampant emerging from the sea, within wreath.

Reverse:  *A*/ZELAN/DIA/[...].

Diameter: 22.3mm. Weight: 2 grams.

These copper duits were struck from 1714 till 1797.

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 1714
Date to: Circa AD 1797

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 22.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th September 2017 - Wednesday 13th September 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Republic of the United Netherlands
Type: Republic of the United Netherlands: copper duit
Obverse description: Arms of Zeeland: a crowned lion rampant emerging from the sea, within wreath
Obverse inscription: [LUCTOR ET EMERGO]
Reverse description: Inscription within wreath
Reverse inscription: *A*/ZELAN/DIA/[...].
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Streatley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0927
Four figure Latitude: 51.93084985
Four figure longitude: -0.4160965
1:25K map: TL0927
1:10K map: TL02NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: BH
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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