SUR-E7736E: Post medieval coin: Gun money shiling of James II

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Unique ID: SUR-E7736E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn copper alloy gun money shilling of James II, 1689-1690.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.96 g
Diameter: 24.79 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-1240

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: crown of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6577-6578H)
Obverse description: A bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS [II DEI GRATIA]
Reverse description: A crown and crossed sceptres
Reverse inscription: ANGLOR FRA ET HIB R[EX]/XII
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Cublington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8323
Four figure Latitude: 51.89937367
Four figure longitude: -0.7951023
1:25K map: SP8323
1:10K map: SP82SW
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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