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Unique ID: SUR-A82417
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
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 action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 11.3 g
Diameter: 29.2 mm
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Other reference: 12-556
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
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
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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