James II “gunmoney” shilling

Photo: Cambridgeshire County Council CC By SA2.0
Issued by: James II
Denomination: Shilling
Mint: Dublin
Period: Post-Medieval
Date found: 25/05/2022
Location: East Cambridgshire


This shilling is the first example of Irish emergency “gunmoney” coinage to be recorded by the PAS in Cambridgeshire. Consequently it has been designated a Find of Note of County Importance.