LVPL-8FF056: Copper alloy duit of the Low Countries (Netherlands). Minted in 1786 in Utrecht.

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Unique ID: LVPL-8FF056

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Copper alloy duit of the Low Countries (Netherlands). Minted in 1786 in Utrecht. These were minted between 1739 and 1793 and were normal coinage of the Low Countries which were at the time split into provinces. This example was minted at the Utrecht province. They were used in England to remedy the shortage of small change at the time


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1786

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Duit
Ruler/issuer: Republic of the United Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Utrecht province
Type: Republic of the United Netherlands: copper duit
Obverse description: Crowned shield with a rampant lion on either side
Obverse inscription: n/a
Reverse description: n/a
Reverse inscription: STAD UTRECHT 1786
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Willaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6852
Four figure Latitude: 53.064277
Four figure longitude: -2.478975
1:25K map: SJ6852
1:10K map: SJ65SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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