SUR-69A5B3: Post medieval coin: Irish Halfcrown of James II

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Unique ID: SUR-69A5B3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An Irish 'gunmoney' halfcrown of James II, minted in January 1689. Spink 6579.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.87 g
Diameter: 31.86 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-1784

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Halfcrown: James II (3408 - 3409)
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: JACOBVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Epsom and Ewell (District)
Parish or ward: Ewell (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2263
Four figure Latitude: 51.352988
Four figure longitude: -0.249407
1:25K map: TQ2263
1:10K map: TQ26SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: c1986

References cited

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Audit data

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

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