NMS-A37878: Post Medieval coin : 'gunmoney 'sixpence of James II

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Unique ID: NMS-A37878

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy 'Gun money' sixpence of James II, small size, 3.43g, May 1690

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1690
Date to: Exactly AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.43 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th March 2013 - Wednesday 24th April 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: DDMD042013

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: sixpence of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6583)
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: Blyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM4376
Four figure Latitude: 52.32824
Four figure longitude: 1.564858
1:25K map: TM4376
1:10K map: TM47NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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