GLO-FF2952: GLO-FF2952 A Irish copper-alloy 'gun money' shilling of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-FF2952

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Irish copper-alloy 'gun money' shilling of James II

Date November 1689

Obverse: laureate and draped bust left.

IACOBVS II DI GRATIA;

Reverse: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side Nov below

MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX; 1689

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.6 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2013 - Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: shilling of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6581-6582)
Obverse description: laureate and draped bust left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side Nov below
Reverse inscription: MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX; 1689
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Chilcompton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6350
Four figure Latitude: 51.24796284
Four figure longitude: -2.5314936
1:25K map: ST6350
1:10K map: ST65SW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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