NLM-808EDD: Post-Medieval Coin: Scots Sixpence of Charles II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-808EDD

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opper alloy coin. Milled Scottish bawbee or Scots Sixpence of Charles II (1660-1685), as kindly identified by the finder, issue of 1677.

Obverse description: Bust laureate draped .left.

Obverse inscription: CAR.II.D.G.SCO AN [--]ET.HIB.R

Reverse description: Crowned thistle with paired leaves.

Reverse inscription: NEMO.ME.IMPVNE.LACESSIT.1679

Diameter: 24.4mm, Weight: 8.05gms, 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 1677

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.05 g
Diameter: 24.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 22nd August 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37024

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Bawbee
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Bawbee of Charles II, copper, Coinage of 1677 (S 5626-5629)
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped left
Obverse inscription: CAR.II.D.G.SCO AN [--]ET.HIB.R
Reverse description: Crowned thistle with paired leaves.
Reverse inscription: NEMO.ME.IMPVNE.LACESSIT.1677
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Laceby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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