SUR-71876B: Post medieval coin: Guinea of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-71876B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold guinea of Charles II, dated 1680. The coin is in very good condition.

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 1680
Date to: Circa AD 1680

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.31 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-467

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Guinea: Charles II (S 3338 - 3346)
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.II DEI GRATIA
Reverse inscription: MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX 1680
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Beech Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7064
Four figure Latitude: 51.37075423
Four figure longitude: -0.99578701
1:25K map: SU7064
1:10K map: SU76SW
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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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