PUBLIC-B42A4E: PUBLIC-B42A4E post medieval coin; threepence of James II

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-B42A4E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver threepence of James II, dated 1687. The coin has a perforation at 9 o'clock, and this action was obviously carried out with a punch from the reverse, as it has left some silver protruding onto the obverse. As Spink 3415.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.55 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th April 2021 - Monday 5th April 2021

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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: IACOBVS.II.DEI.GRATIA.
Reverse description: Crown above I I I
Reverse inscription: 87 MAG.BR.FR.ET.HIB.REX 16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
To be known as: Heather

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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