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Unique ID: IOW-CDE122
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An almost complete post-Medieval copper-alloy 'gun-money' halfpenny of James II, ('Limerick money') dated 1691 on coin. Spink: 6594.
Obverse: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA; Laureate crowned bust facing left
Reverse: HIBERNIA 1691, Hibernia seated left holding cross
Diameter: 26.4mm. Weight: 3.93g. DA=12:12.
Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 3.93 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th May 2015 - Tuesday 12th May 2015
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Other reference: IOW2015-5-52
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, Limerick beseiged (S 6594)
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Hibernia seated left holding cross
Reverse inscription: HIBERNIA 1691
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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