LVPL-97E244: Post-Medieval Irish halfpenny of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-97E244

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Irish halfpenny of James II, (AD1685-1691). Reverse: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; crowned harp. Spink no. 6576.

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 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.3 g
Diameter: 25.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2015 - Friday 10th April 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, regular coinage (S 6576)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned harp.
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wirral (Metropolitan District)
District: Wirral (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Thurstaston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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