DUR-122448: Coin: Scottish Turner or Bodle of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-122448

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Scottish turner or bodle struck from copper alloy of Charles II, 1677-1679, thistle on reverse, Spink number 5630.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1677
Date to: Circa AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.46 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 19.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Sunday 1st January 2012

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Scotland
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Crowned crossed sword and sceptre
Obverse inscription: CAR II D G SCO ANG FRA ET HIB REX
Reverse description: Thistle
Reverse inscription: NEMO ME IMP [...] LACESSET
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2116
Four figure Latitude: 54.53884
Four figure longitude: -1.67695
1:25K map: NZ2116
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Skingley, P. 2002 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink & Son Ltd 91 5630

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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