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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8F1760
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A post-medieval silver penny of James II (1685-1688), dated 1686 (on coin). Mint of London (Tower). Spink (2009, 328) no. 3417.
It measures 12.32mm in diameter, 0.69mm thick, and weighs 0.4g
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12.32 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2020
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Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Penny: James II (S 3417)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS . II . DEI . GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned I
Reverse inscription: 16-86 MAG BR FRA ET . HIB REX .
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: TQ8832
Four figure Latitude: 51.05656244
Four figure longitude: 0.68123559
1:25K map: TQ8832
1:10K map: TQ83SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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