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LEIC-A9C7E1: post medieval copper alloy irish gunmoney

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-A9C7E1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval copper alloy Irish halfcrown of James II (Gunmoney, minted in June or July date worn off).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1689
Date to: AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 12.46 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th March 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfcrown
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Obverse description: left facing laureate bust
Obverse inscription: IACOBVSIIDEIGRATIA
Reverse description: Crown and crossed sceptres flanked by initials IR
Reverse inscription: MAGBRFRAETHIBREX
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4500
Four figure Latitude: 52.595939
Four figure longitude: -1.337097
1:25K map: SK4500
1:10K map: SK40SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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