HESH-F06422: HESH-F06422-modern three pence of James II

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Unique ID: HESH-F06422

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A post medieval silver milled threepence of James II (AD 1685-1688) dated 1687.

Obverse:  Laureate bust left, DEI.GRATIA JACOBUS.II.

Reverse: Crown over III, MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.1687

Spink Coins of England & the united kingdom 53rd edition page:360. reference 3415

Weight: 1.33gms.  Diameter: 17.48mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1687
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 17.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th October 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Threepence: James II (S 3415)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: JACOBUS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown over value mark III
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1687
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wigmore

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2017 Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 53rd edition, 2018 London Spink & Son Ltd 360 3415

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Updated: About one year ago

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