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Unique ID: PUBLIC-14E524

Object type certainty: Certain
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Scottish silver milled two pence of Charles II dating from c. AD1662-1685. It is pierced through the middle of the bust. Spink 3387.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

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: Circa AD 1662
Date to: Circa AD 1685
Period of reuse: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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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: Crowned bust with coronation robes facing L, coin value shown as II R of bust. Hole in middle of flan
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II D G M B F & H REX
Reverse description: Shield containing royal arms divided by long cross
Reverse inscription: CHRISTO AVSPICE REGNO
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 12 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 a paper map
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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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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