DUR-B10A07: DUR-B10A07 : Twopence : Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-B10A07

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Scottish twopence of Charles II (AD 1649-1685). Thistle Reverse. AD 1662-1684.


Dimensions: Diameter - 20.16mm, Thickness- 1.06mm, Weight- 2.5g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1662
Date to: Circa AD 1684

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.06 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 20.16 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Two guineas
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: Charles II (S 3387 - 3388)
Obverse description: Crowned CR initials with small II to right of R
Obverse inscription: CAR [DGSCOT] ANG FRA ET HIB
Reverse description: Thistle
Reverse inscription: [NE]MO ME IMPVNE LACE[SSET]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2931
Four figure Latitude: 54.67323947
Four figure longitude: -1.55182964
1:25K map: NZ2931
1:10K map: NZ23SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Audit data

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

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