LANCUM-3C5D54: Copper fourpence of Charles II dating from c. AD1680

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-3C5D54

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Fourpence of James II dating to 1686.

Obv: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA

Rev: [16]86 MAG BR [FR]A ET H[I]B REX

Ref: Spink 3414

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.1 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 9th December 2011

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: James II (S 3414)
Obverse description: bust left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowed IIII
Reverse inscription: [16]86 MAG BR [FR]A ET H[I]B REX
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
District: Gwynedd (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Dolgellau

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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