NLM-5A666C: Post-Medieval Coin: Scots Twopence of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-5A666C

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

Copper alloy coin. Milled turner or bodle of Charles II (1649-1685) as kindly identified by the finder, Scottish issue of 1663.

Obverse description: Crowned initials C.R with small II to right.

Obverse inscription: CARO[---]

Reverse description: Thistle.

Reverse inscription: illegible

Diameter: 19.2mm, Weight: 1.87gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1663
Date to: Exactly AD 1663

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.87 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th October 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM30630

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Type: Copper: Charles II, not further defined (S 3383 - 3395)
Obverse description: Crowned initials C.R with small II to right
Obverse inscription: CARO[---]
Reverse description: Thistle.
Reverse inscription: illegible
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9114
Four figure Latitude: 53.61465305
Four figure longitude: -0.62588526
1:25K map: SE9114
1:10K map: SE91SW
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: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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