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Unique ID: PUBLIC-93605F
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Charles II (1660-1685) Guinea dated 1672. The coin has a line running through the "CAROLVS II" part of the legend and the tops of some of the letters are not fully formed, indicating the coin was struck from a cracked die.
Seaby/Spink reference 3344
The coin weighs 8.36 gram and is 25.4mm in diameter.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 8.36 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th July 2021
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Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Type: Guinea: Charles II (S 3338 - 3346)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles
Reverse inscription: MAG BER FRA ET HIB REX 1672
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
No references cited so far.