PUBLIC-14B0E5: Post-medieval silver two pence of Charles II dating from AD1682.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-14B0E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late post-medieval silver two pence of Charles II dating from AD1682. Spink 3388. Pierced at 6' o'clock on obverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1682
Date to: Exactly AD 1682

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Carl Savage
Identified by: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: Charles II (S 3387 - 3388)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust facing R, hole below bust
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.II.DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Two interlinked C's with crown above
Reverse inscription: MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX[.16]82
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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 area

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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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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