SF-DC7008: Post-Medieval coin: Scottish silver sixteenth dollar of Charles II

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DC7008

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn milled silver Scottish sixteenth dollar struck for Charles II, dating 1677-1681. Spink 5624.

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 1677
Date to: Circa AD 1681

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.51 g
Diameter: 16.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd April 2018

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixteenth dollar
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Scotland
Type: Scottish: Sixteenth Dollar of Charles II, silver, Second Coinage (S 5624)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: [......]DEI GRA.
Reverse description: St Andrew's cross with crown at centre, thistle, lis, rose and harp in angles
Reverse inscription: [......]FRA ET H[....]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


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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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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