LVPL-F19225: ost Medieval copper alloy coin of James II, an Irish halfpenny

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F19225

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval copper alloy coin of James II, an Irish halfpenny. Dates to 1685 AD.

The diameter is 25mm and weight is 5.65g.

Obverse inscription is [IA]COBV[S] II DEI GRATIA and the reverse inscription is MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX.

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 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.65 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th November 2017 - Monday 13th November 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, regular coinage (S 6576)
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [IA]COBV[S] II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Plumley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7375
Four figure Latitude: 53.27129415
Four figure longitude: -2.40631337
1:25K map: SJ7375
1:10K map: SJ77NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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

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