NLM-EC27E6: Post-Medieval coin: Irish shilling of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-EC27E6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Possibly silver coin. Milled Irish shilling of James II (1685-1688).

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left.

Obverse inscription: IACOBVS.II DEI.GRATIA

Reverse description: Crowned nubile harp left.

Reverse inscription: [--]REX[--]MAG.BR[--]

Diameter: 26.2mm, Weight: 6.87gms, die axis: 12

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 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.87 g
Diameter: 26.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th November 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM24243a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: James II (S 3410 - 3411)
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS.II DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned nubile harp left.
Reverse inscription: --]REX[--]MAG.BR[--]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Holme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9007
Four figure Latitude: 53.55192531
Four figure longitude: -0.643013
1:25K map: SE9007
1:10K map: SE90NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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