SF-F9BDEC: Post-Medieval coin: gold guinea of Charles II

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Unique ID: SF-F9BDEC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn milled gold guinea of Charles II, dated 1666. Spink 3342, 3rd bust.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1666
Date to: Exactly AD 1666

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 24.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Guinea: Charles II (S 3338 - 3346)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS. II DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned arms of England, Scotland, Ireland and France in shields arranged in cross with entwined 'C's at centre, two sceptres in saltire behind
Reverse inscription: 66. MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX. 16
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: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Newmarket

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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