COIN

Unique ID: BH-B2F627

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An incomplete tin farthing of James II (1685-1688).

Dimensions: 22.8mm diameter, 2.8mm thick; weight: 4.61g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 4.61 g
Diameter: 22.8 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th September 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Thesaurus group at Offley, Hertfordshire, September 2011 held Thursday 1st September 2011 - Sunday 4th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/201 - 30

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Milled [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coins Modern 1660 - 1820 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Farthing (tin): James II (S 3420 - 3421) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: IAC[OBVS SECVNDVS]
Reverse description: Britannia seated left.
Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-Medieval coin: farthing of James II

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Hertfordshire
District: North Hertfordshire
To be known as: Offley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 16th December 2011
Updated: Saturday 17th December 2011

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