SUR-14B762: Post medieval coin: Irish halfpenny of Charles II

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-14B762

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Irish halfpenny of Charles II, possibly 1682, Regal coinage. Spink 6574.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1682
Date to: Circa AD 1682

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.43 g
Diameter: 25.92 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-393

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: halfpenny of Charles II, copper, Armstrong and Legge's Regal coinage (S 6574-6575)
Obverse description: A bust facing right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: A crown and harp
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB RE 168(2)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Overton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5248
Four figure Latitude: 51.22882815
Four figure longitude: -1.25666881
1:25K map: SU5248
1:10K map: SU54NW
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: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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