PUBLIC-8F1760: James II penny front and back

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8F1760

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find 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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1686
Date to: Exactly AD 1686

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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