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Unique ID: SUR-7E0596

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A copper alloy Irish halfpenny of Charles II (1645-1685), dated 1683. Spink 6575.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1683
Date to: Circa AD 1683

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 6.19 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Halfpenny: Charles II (S 3393)
Obverse description: Bust, right.
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned harp with date.
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Broughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3133
Four figure Latitude: 51.09547531
Four figure longitude: -1.55869367
1:25K map: SU3133
1:10K map: SU33SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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