NLM-67E441: Post-Medieval coin: Scots twopence of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-67E441

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper coin. Scottish turner, bodle or twopence of Charles II (1660-1685), issue of 1677-1679, dated 1677.

Obverse description: Crown over crossed sceptres.

Obverse inscription: [---]HIB REX[---]

Reverse description: Thistle flanked by two leaves

Reverse inscription: 16 77 NEMO [ME IMPVNE LAC]ESSIT

Diameter: 19.1mm, Weight: 2.60gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1677
Date to: Exactly AD 1677

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd November 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM22259a

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Turner
Obverse description: Crown over crossed sceptres
Obverse inscription: [---]HIB REX[---]
Reverse description: Thistle flanked by two leaves
Reverse inscription: 16 77 NEMO [ME IMPVNE LAC]ESSIT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Bigby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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