LIN-D62DDE: COIN - silver twopence of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-D62DDE

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A complete post medieval silver twopence of James II (1685-1688), dated 1686.

Obverse description: Bust Left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS.II./DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown above II
Reverse inscription: MAG.BR.FR.ET.HIB.REX 16/86

Diameter: 14.85 mm; weight: 1.02g

Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 14.85 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: II crowned
Reverse inscription: MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 1686
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Laneham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8076
Four figure Latitude: 53.27495879
Four figure longitude: -0.80176894
1:25K map: SK8076
1:10K map: SK87NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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