SUR-A82417: Post Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-A82417

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A very worn and corroded Post Medieval tin alloy halfpenny of James II minted at London and dating to c. AD 1685-1687 (Spink 3419). This coin has a central copper-alloy plug and the reverse surface has extensive wear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.3 g
Diameter: 29.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-556

Materials and construction

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

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 cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IACOBV[S] SECVNDVS
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Limehouse (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3580
Four figure Latitude: 51.50282
Four figure longitude: -0.056358
1:25K map: TQ3580
1:10K map: TQ38SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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