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    • Category: Non English coin 1066 - 1489
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    • Ruler: James II of England

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Record ID: BH-76C906
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A copper-alloy Irish 'Gun money' shilling of James II, dated August 1689. The coin's surfaces are slightly worn and encrusted. It measures 24.7mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 5.6g.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clothall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-1B6DE3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post Medieval copper alloy Irish halfpenny of james II, 1686, Dublin.
Created on: Wednesday 4th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-F1F5B1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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Copper-alloy Irish "gun-money" shilling of James II; small size variant; "June" 1690; Spink 2003, p.171 (no. 6582G).
Created on: Saturday 22nd August 2009
Last updated: Friday 24th August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Longdon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-3EDEC3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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Post medieval copper alloy 'gunmoney' shilling of James II (1685-1690), large flan type, minted in Dublin and dated January 1689
Created on: Saturday 13th June 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Oxney', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-32F4C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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Copper-alloy Irish halfpenny of James II (1685-1688); dated 1686; Spink, 2002, p. 167 (no. 6576).
Created on: Wednesday 20th May 2009
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tong CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-7B62C4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Solihull
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Copper-alloy, Irish "Gunmoney" halfcrown of James II, 1690, small size variant, Spink p.169 (6580).
Created on: Wednesday 11th March 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Meriden CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-36C197
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A copper alloy post Medieval coin; an Irish halfcrown (large size) of James II, dated 1689. The reverse type is a crown over sceptres dividing JR, with XXX above and month of issue below. Unfortunately the month is illegible. The first letter is a possible J, but uncertain. Measures 31.9mm diameter x 2.3mm, weighing 11.82g. See 'Standard Catalogue of British coins' volume 2, number 6579.
Created on: Tuesday 6th January 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 6th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nottinghamshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-E72AA5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete copper alloy shilling of James II, (Irish) gun money coinage. Large size variant. Pellet stops. Coin reference: Seaby, 1984, 6581. Mass: 4.9g. Diameter: 25.1mm. As discussed in record references KENT-F12E34 and HAMP-483F40, during 1689 and 1690, James II operated a military campaign in Ireland from where he planned to mount an invasion of England, having been deposed by Mary and William of Orange. During this time, copper alloy emergency coinage was issued by James II to pay the troops. It was intended that this coinage would be redeemed when James II regained the English t…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mavesyn Ridwre CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-690EF8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A tin farthing of James II (1685-88), very corroded and is chipped around the edge. There is a rectangular copper plug in the centre of the coin. The date is illegible, but these coins were issued for 1697 only. It is 23.6mm in diameter and 2.9mm thick. It weighs 4.96gm. Reference: Spink (2003) number 3421.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd December 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SOM-26C226
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Irish halfpenny of James II, dating from 1686. Seaby no. 4576 (1970, p. 73).
Created on: Thursday 18th September 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crewkerne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-E775F4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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James II Irish 'Gunmoney' Shilling. Minted in October 1689.
Created on: Wednesday 3rd September 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-2D9B42
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy shilling of James II, (Irish) gun money coinage. Large size variant. Pellet stops. Coin reference: Seaby, 1984, 6581. Mass: 4.9g. Diameter: 25.9mm. As discussed in record references KENT-F12E34 and HAMP-483F40, during 1689 and 1690, James II operated a military campaign in Ireland from where he planned to mount an invasion of England, having been deposed by Mary and William of Orange. During this time, copper alloy emergency coinage was issued by James II to pay the troops. The use of secondary metal for the coinage (e.g. from cannons, etc) gave rise to the nam…
Created on: Monday 25th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Harlaston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-854B94
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Scottish twopence Date 1625-1649 Diameter 19mm, thickness 1mm, weight 1.94g Obverse: C R with a crown above Obverse inscription: C R D G SCOT ANG FR ET HIB Reverse: Thistle Reverse inscription: NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSET Condition: poor Note: because of the poor quality of the metal in England this coinage was used as a farthing.
Created on: Monday 12th May 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Halstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-898876
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gunmoney coinage Irish shilling of James II.
Created on: Wednesday 30th April 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nunnington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-9FFF45
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy shilling of James II, (Irish) gun money coinage, small size variant, June 1690. Coin reference: Seaby, 1984, 6582G. As discussed in record references KENT-F12E34 and HAMP-483F40, during 1689 and 1690, James II operated a military campaign in Ireland from where he planned to mount an invasion of England, having been deposed by Mary and William of Orange. During this time, copper alloy emergency coinage was issued by James II to pay the troops. The use of secondary metal for the coinage (e.g. from cannons, etc) gave rise to the name "gun money". The coins include the year …
Created on: Monday 7th April 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WAW-D14D71
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval coin: tin alloy halfcrown of James II Civil War coinage (1689-1691), minted in either Dublin or Limerick. Seaby 6580d.
Created on: Thursday 3rd January 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: KENT-F12E34
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
1689. James II 'gun money', copper alloy, shilling. Length 24.7mm, Width 24.3mm, Thickness 1.8mm, Diameter 24.7mm, Weight 3.6g. During 1689 and 1690 James II operated a military campaign in Ireland from where he hoped to mount an invasion of England, having been deposed by Mary and William of Orange. During this time he melted down cannons and other sources of metal to mint base-metal coins to pay his troops. Obverse: Bust right [IACOBV]SII DE(IGRATIA). Reverse: Cross sceptres over crown with date above and possibly 'DEC' - the month of striking as well as the value XII (12 pennies - s…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: BH-9AD1A0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Slightly worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy Shilling of James II; Gunmoney Coinage; April 1690 AD date. The coin measures 25.8mm in diameter, 1.7mm thick, and weighs 5.7g.
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Odell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-74AAB4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval coin: halfcrown of James II, Irish issue minted between 1689 and 1690. Seaby 6580d.
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LIN-EA2B45
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
James II Irish gunmoney
Created on: Monday 17th September 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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