BH-37A216: Post-Medieval coin: 'Gunmoney' Irish shilling of James II

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Unique ID: BH-37A216

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A complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy 'Gunmoney' Irish shilling of James II dating to November 1689. Obverse: Bewigged bust right. Legend: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Reverse: Crown over-lying crossed sceptres, above XII, below Nov, flanking J//R Legend: 1689 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX. Diameter 25mm. Weight 6.65 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1689
Date to: Exactly AD 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.65 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2018 - Thursday 31st May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Chiltern (District)
Parish or ward: Chenies (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0397
Four figure Latitude: 51.66235258
Four figure longitude: -0.51222882
1:25K map: TQ0397
1:10K map: TQ09NW
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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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