WILT-1CE447: Post-Medieval coin : Irish shilling of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-1CE447

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy Irish shilling (small size), 'Gunmoney' of James II, measuring 24mm in diameter and weighing 6.14g. It has some wear and is slightly bent.

Obverse: Head left
IACOBVS· II· DEI GRATIA
Reverse: Crown between J R, crossed sceptres behind, XII above, Mar below
1689 · MAG · BR · FRA · ET · HIB · [R]EX

Date: March 1689
Reference: Seaby 6581

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 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.14 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th August 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 284

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Head left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS· II· DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown between J R, crossed sceptres behind, XII above, Mar below
Reverse inscription: 1689 · MAG · BR · FRA · ET · HIB · [R]EX

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Marden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: WILT
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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