CORN-E5F16C: CORN-E5F16C

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-E5F16C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver double stuiver of Zeeland of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, dated to 1615 on the obverse, as these particular coins were issued between 1614-1634. There is a castelated 'M' on the obverse above ZEELANDIA which denotes the mint of Middelburg which was the capital of the provence of Zeeland. On the reverse are the number and letter, '2' and 'S', either side of the lion, referring to two stuivers.

Measurements: Diameter, 21.34mm; Thickness, 0.53mm; Weight, 1.05g

Notes:

This coin has been broken into three fragments and an attempt has been made by the finder to restore. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1615
Date to: Exactly AD 1615

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.53 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 21.34 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS 2022 43

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 2 stuivers
Ruler/issuer: Republic of the United Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Zeeland
Type: Republic of the United Netherlands: silver coin
Obverse description: *M*/ZEE/LAN/DIA./1615
Obverse inscription: *M*/ZEE/LAN/DIA./1615
Reverse description: Crowned lion rampant facing left with his tongue out and holding a sword raised in right paw and bundle of arrows in left with 2 and S to left and right
Reverse inscription: 2 / S

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Ives (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5336
Four figure Latitude: 50.17243497
Four figure longitude: -5.46050079
1:25K map: SW5336
1:10K map: SW56NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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