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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-AFA35A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A 'gun money' Irish shilling of James II dating to 1689AD, the coin was minted in August IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA is the ob legend and 1689 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX is the rev. The diameter is 25mm and the weight 4.27g.

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 1689
Date to: Exactly AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.27 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th October 2017 - Monday 9th October 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: shilling of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6581-6582)
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Salesbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD6733
Four figure Latitude: 53.7922584
Four figure longitude: -2.50241327
1:25K map: SD6733
1:10K map: SD63SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

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

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