GLO-99EE5E:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-99EE5E

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An Irish copper-alloy 'gun money' shilling of James II Date September 1689 Obverse: laureate and draped bust left. IACOBVS II DI GRATIA; Reverse: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side and below Sept. MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX; 1689

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 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.72 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2018 - Saturday 22nd September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: shilling of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6581-6582)
Obverse description: laureate and draped bust left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown with two sceptres crossed behind, XII above JR either side and below Sept.
Reverse inscription: MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB . REX; 1689
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Compton Dundon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4731
Four figure Latitude: 51.07586441
Four figure longitude: -2.75790662
1:25K map: ST4731
1:10K map: ST43SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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