PUBLIC-93C7F1: Post-medieval Scottish bawbee of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-93C7F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Scottish bawbee (six pence) of Charles II dating from the late post-medieval period, that is AD1677-79.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 7.46 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th February 2012

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Copper: Charles II, not further defined (S 3383 - 3395)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing L
Obverse inscription: [CAR.II.D.G.SCO AN.FR.ET.HIB.R]
Reverse description: Crowned thistle
Reverse inscription: [NEMO.ME.IMPVNE.LACESSET.]
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Penrith

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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