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Unique ID: NARC-77EE5C

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A complete silver Scottish Sixteenth Dollar of Charles II (AD 1649-1685). Second coinage. St Andrew's cross with crown at centre, thistle, lis, rose and harp in angles. AD 1676-1682.

Diameter: 18.17mm, Thickness: 0.56mm, Weight: 0.4g.

Spink ( 2003), P 90, No 5624

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1676
Date to: Circa AD 1682

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.56 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 18.17 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: [· CAR]OLVS · II · · [D]EI · GRA ·
Reverse description: St Andrew's cross with crown at centre, thistle, lis, rose and harp in angles
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Newport Pagnell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8644
Four figure Latitude: 52.08767913
Four figure longitude: -0.74625129
1:25K map: SP8644
1:10K map: SP84SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of Scotland, Ireland and the Islands London Spink and Son Ltd 90 5624

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Audit data

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

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