WAW-357A65: Post Medieval coin: James II (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-357A65

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Post Medieval coin: James II (1685-1688) penny minted between 1685 and 1688. Seaby 3417. The coin is pierced.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1685
Date to: AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 12.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009 - Tuesday 1st September 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Penny: James II (S 3417)
Obverse description: Laureate bustfacing left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II - DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: I
Reverse inscription: [ ] ET HIB REX 16[ ]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Kidderminster Foreign (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8077
Four figure Latitude: 52.390654
Four figure longitude: -2.295313
1:25K map: SO8077
1:10K map: SO87NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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