LANCUM-250194: Post-medieval coin: gun money shilling of James I

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-250194

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

A Irish copper-alloy 'gun money' shilling of James II. Date December 1689 (10). Spink 6581L.

Obverse: laureate and draped bust left. IACOBVS II DI GRATIA;

Reverse: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side 10 below MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX; 1689

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1689
Date to: Exactly AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 5.17 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd April 2014

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
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 10 below
Reverse inscription: MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX; 1689
Die axis measurement: 6 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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Tollerton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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