LEIC-B2EBAB: Post medieval Coin. Halfcrown of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B2EBAB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval Halfcrown of James II, Irish 'Gunmoney' issue, 1690 . mint of Dublin or Limerick.

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 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 9.93 g
Diameter: 29 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: halfcrown of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6579-6580)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust left
Obverse inscription: [IACOB]VS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown over crossed sceptres dividing J—R, year & XXX above, month below
Reverse inscription: 1690.MAG . BR. FRA . ET . HIB . REX
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Peckleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4500
Four figure Latitude: 52.5959389
Four figure longitude: -1.33709715
1:25K map: SK4500
1:10K map: SK40SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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