LON-2A6910: A post medieval copper alloy duit (penny) from the reign of Frederick Henry (AD 1625-1647) dating AD 1627.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-2A6910

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A post medieval copper alloy duit (penny) from the reign of Frederick Henry (AD 1625-1647) dating AD 1627. This is from the moneyer Steven Bencken, who operated in Holland from AD 1627-1628).

Dimensions: diameter: 20.74 mm; weight: 1.29g.

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 1627
Date to: Circa AD 1627

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 20.74 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Ben Paites
Identified by: Mr Ben Paites

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Duit
Ruler/issuer: Republic of the United Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Holland
Type: Republic of the United Netherlands: copper duit
Obverse description: A tulip wreath with the text HOL LANDIA 1627 on three separate lines within the wreath.
Reverse description: The Dutch Virgin within an enclosed garden, she raises her right hand to a sunburst above.
Reverse inscription: AVX NOS IN NOM DOM
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Vintry (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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