KENT-2BC6AD: Highly worn Dutch Duit

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-2BC6AD

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A pierced copper alloy post-medieval Dutch duit issued by the Dutch East India Company. Minted in Zeeland minted in the 1770s.

Obv.: Crowned arms of Zeelandia, A crowned lion rampant emerging from the sea, within wreath. Leg.: '[LUCTOR ET EMERGO]' Obv.: Legend in three lines above date within wreath. Leg.: *(A?)*/ZELA/NDIA/177?. Coin is highly worn but details is still discernable.

Measurements: 21.06mm in diameter, 0.87mm thick and 1.9g in weight.

Evidence of reuse: Piercing

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1770
Date to: Circa AD 1779
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.87 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 21.06 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Duit
Ruler/issuer: Ruler of the Austrian Netherlands
Type: Austrian Netherlands: copper coin
Obverse description: Crowned arms of Zeelandia, A crowned lion rampant emerging from the sea, within wreath
Obverse inscription: [LUCTOR ET EMERGO]
Reverse description: Legend in three lines above date within wreath
Reverse inscription: *(A?)*/ZELA/NDIA/177?
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Harbledown and Rough Common (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1057
Four figure Latitude: 51.27343646
Four figure longitude: 1.00930567
1:25K map: TR1057
1:10K map: TR15NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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