LEIC-D35FDB: Post medieval copper alloy half crown of James II, 1690

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-D35FDB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval copper alloy half crown (gun money) of James II, June1690.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1690
Date to: Circa AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 9.78 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th November 2017 - Wednesday 15th November 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Halfcrown: James II (3408 - 3409)
Obverse description: Left facing laureate bust
Obverse inscription: IACOBVSDEIGRATIA
Reverse description: Crown and crossed sceptres with IR flanking; XXX above and June below
Reverse inscription: MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 1690

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Bitteswell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5487
Four figure Latitude: 52.47826403
Four figure longitude: -1.206352
1:25K map: SP5487
1:10K map: SP58NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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