NLM-54F7AF: Post-Medieval coin: Scots sixpence of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-54F7AF

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

Copper coin. Bawbee or Scots sixpence of Charles II (1660-1685), coinage of 1677.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left

Reverse description: Crowned thistle.

Diameter: 24.6mm, Weight: 4.77gms, die axis: 6

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 1677
Date to: Exactly AD 1677

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.77 g
Diameter: 24.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 2nd September 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM26313a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Type: Copper: Charles II, not further defined (S 3383 - 3395)
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left
Reverse description: Crowned thistle.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Raithby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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