NLM-9CC334: Post-Medieval coin: Irish halfpenny of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-9CC334

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Irish halfpenny, probably of James II (1685-1688), issue of 1665-1687, assertively cleaned by the finder.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left.

Obverse inscription: IACOB[---]  TIA

Reverse description: Crowned harp left.

Reverse inscription: HIBER  NIA

Diameter: 25.8mm, Weight: 6.99gms, die axis: 6

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 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.99 g
Diameter: 25.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th January 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM49628

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, regular coinage (S 6576)
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left.
Obverse inscription: IACOB[---] TIA
Reverse description: Crowned harp left.
Reverse inscription: HIBER NIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: NLM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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