LANCUM-6C4A00:

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-6C4A00

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval Scottish sixpence or bawbee of Charles II (1660-1685) dating from AD1678.
Denomination: Bawbee
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Bawbee of Charles II, copper, Coinage of 1677 (S 5626-5629)
Obverse description: A draped bust of the king, facing left.
Obverse inscription: [CAR II D G SCO AN FR ET HIB R]
Reverse description: A crowned thistle.
Reverse inscription: [NEMO ME IMPVNE LACESSET]
Ref: Spink 5628.

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 1678
Date to: Exactly AD 1678

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 6.9 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Bawbee
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Bawbee of Charles II, copper, Coinage of 1677 (S 5626-5629)
Obverse description: A draped bust of the king, facing left.
Obverse inscription: [CAR II D G SCO AN FR ET HIB R]
Reverse description: A crowned thistle.
Reverse inscription: [NEMO ME IMPVNE LACESSET]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Carlisle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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