SWYOR-CEC126: Post Medieval Coin:

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-CEC126

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Dutch copper-alloy coin; a duit of Zeeland, a province of the Netherlands, dated 1740. The coin is 21.9mm diameter, 1mm thick and 2.24g.

Obverse: Crowned shield of arms with the top half of a rampant lion in a stylised sea and an inscription LUCTOR ET EMENTOR

Reverse: star, castle, star across the top with ZEE/LAN/DIA/1740 in four lines.

The legend translates as STRUGGLE AND ARISE which is the motto of Zeeland. 

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 1740
Date to: Circa AD 1740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.24 g
Diameter: 21.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2021 - Tuesday 31st August 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3703

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Duit
Ruler/issuer: Republic of the United Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Zeeland
Type: Republic of the United Netherlands: copper duit
Obverse description: Crowned shield of arms with the top half of a rampant lion in a stylised sea
Obverse inscription: LUCTOR ET EMENTOR
Reverse description: star, castle, star across the top with ZEE/LAN/DIA/1740 in four lines.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Sprotbrough and Cusworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5402
Four figure Latitude: 53.51191727
Four figure longitude: -1.18717679
1:25K map: SE5402
1:10K map: SE50SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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