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SUR-FAA11A: Post medieval coin: Irish shilling of James II

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-FAA11A

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

A fragment of a copper alloy shilling of James II, Irish gun money, December 1689.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 25.44 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-897

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Type: Irish: shilling of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6581-6582)
Obverse inscription: IACOBVSI[I DEI GRATIA]
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA E[T HIB REX] DEC(EMBER)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Buckland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0636
Four figure Latitude: 52.02238728
Four figure longitude: -1.91397107
1:25K map: SP0636
1:10K map: SP03NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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