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Unique ID: SUR-8C8A51

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Irish copper alloy halfpenny of James II, 1691, Limerick mint. The coin has been struck over a larger shilling flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1691
Date to: Circa AD 1691

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-998

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: Limerick City
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, Limerick beseiged (S 6594)
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Hibernia seated left holding a cross
Reverse inscription: HIBERNIA (the N is reversed)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Misterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4409
Four figure Latitude: 50.87776813
Four figure longitude: -2.79732869
1:25K map: ST4409
1:10K map: ST40NW
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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