SUR-2AFA42: Post medieval coin: Irish halfcrown of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-2AFA42

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

A copper alloy halfcrown of James II, Gunmoney Coinage, October 1689. Spink 6579E.

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 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.17 g
Diameter: 30.67 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B15-1125

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Type: Irish: halfcrown of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6579-6580)
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1689

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Thorley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4919
Four figure Latitude: 51.84971444
Four figure longitude: 0.16182869
1:25K map: TL4919
1:10K map: TL41NE
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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