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Unique ID: WILT-82A524

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A Post-Medieval copper alloy Irish crown of James II, dating to AD 1690. 'Gun money' coinage. Spink 2011, no. 6578.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1690
Date to: Circa AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.72 g
Diameter: 30.8 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5682

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Crown (gold)
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: crown of James II, copper, 'gunmoney' coinage (S 6577-6578H)
Obverse description: King on horse left
Obverse inscription: IA[...]R[...]
Reverse description: Crown flanked by four shields in cross. ANO DOM // 16 90
Reverse inscription: CHRI[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7851
Four figure Latitude: 51.2577335
Four figure longitude: -2.31665042
1:25K map: ST7851
1:10K map: ST75SE
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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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