YORYM-385613: Post-medieval Coin : Threepence of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-385613

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver threepence of James II, crowned III reverse, dated 1687.

Spink, p.331, no.3415.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: IACOBV.II.DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned III
Reverse inscription: 1687 MAG .BR.FR.ET.HIB.REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Naburn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2001 Coins of England and the United Kingdom London Spink and Son Ltd p.331 no.3415

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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