LVPL-A33248: Post medieval duit of Zeeland

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Unique ID: LVPL-A33248

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A copper duit from Zeeland ( now part of the Netherlands )
Obverse: ZEELANDIA 1740
Reverse: [LUCTOR ET EMERGO]; Crowned arms of Zeeland.

The reverse legend translates as STRUGGLE AND ARISE which is the motto of Zeeland. Zeeland is in the south western corner of the Netherlands. These copper duits were struck from 1714 till 1797.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1740
Date to: Circa AD 1740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2016 - Thursday 3rd November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Duit
Mint or issue place: Zeeland
Obverse description: ZEELANDIA 1740
Reverse description: Crowned arms of Zeeland.
Reverse inscription: [LUCTOR ET EMERGO]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: West Lancashire (District)
To be known as: Ormskirk

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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