PUBLIC-6582D5: Post Medieval Coin : forgery of a C17th shilling

Rights Holder: Patrick Brown
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-6582D5

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A contemporary forgery of a Post Medieval shilling. The forgery is very worn and completly featureless. It consists of a base silver wash over a copper core. It is possibly a forgery of a Commenwealth or Charles II shilling.

Diameter 25.1mm, thickness 0.7mm, weight 2.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 25.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Base Silver
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Kempley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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