NMGW-D5893B: post-medieval coin: halfpenny of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: NMGW-D5893B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete post-medieval tin halfpenny of James II (1685-1688), minted at the Tower of London, 1685-1687 (Spink 3419). Missing copper plug.

Notes:

This coin was recorded using photographs provided by the finder.

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 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th March 2022 - Sunday 3rd April 2022

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny (tin): James II (S 3419)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust of James II right.
Obverse inscription: [IAC]OBVS [SECV]NDVS
Reverse description: Britannia seated left.
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Amroth (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SN1406
Four figure Latitude: 51.72179384
Four figure longitude: -4.69426507
1:25K map: SN1406
1:10K map: SN10NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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