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Unique ID: BERK-882705
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver fourpence coin of Charles II (AD1660-1685). Dated 1679.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 19 mm
Width: 18.35 mm
Thickness: 0.95 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th September 2009
This object was found at West Hanney 2009
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Denomination: Fourpence penny
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Fourpence: Charles II (S 3383 - 3384)
Obverse description: Bust, laureate and draped, facing right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned four interlaced Cs with quartered emblems i. harp 2. thistle 3.fleur-de-lys 4. rose
Reverse inscription: 79.MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SU4091
Four figure Latitude: 51.616412
Four figure longitude: -1.423675
1:25K map: SU4091
1:10K map: SU49SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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