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Unique ID: HESH-F28583

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Copper alloy Irish coin / shilling of James II - gun money type - 1689-1690

Seaby 6851

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.28 g
Diameter: 25.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service Entry Form: SHRMS: 00547

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Obverse description: Laureate crowned buts of James II facing left
Obverse inscription: [IA]COBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown over sceptres dividing J R value XII above and month - lost - below
Reverse inscription: [MAG] BR FRA [E]T HIB REX 16[9?]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Diddlebury

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Seaby, P. and Purvey, P.F. 1984 Coins of Scotland Ireland and the islands: Standard Catalogue of British Coins Volume II London Seaby

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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