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NLM-F0BD1E: Post-Medieval Coin: Scots Sixpence of Charles II

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F0BD1E

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

Scots sixpence or Bawbee of Charles II (1649-1689), issue of 1677-1679.

Obverse description: Bust left.

Obverse inscription: [----]O [---]

Reverse description: Crowned thistle.

Reverse inscription: [---] E LACESSIT 16[--]

Diameter: 24.7mm, Weight: 7.59gms, 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 1677
Date to: Exactly AD 1679

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.59 g
Diameter: 24.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th January 2016

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM31591

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: [----]O [---]
Reverse description: Crowned thistle.
Reverse inscription: [---]E LACESSIT 16[--]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Scotter

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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