LVPL-0E9E12: postmedievalJameIItwopence

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-0E9E12

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver twopence of James II (AD1685-88), minted in London. Obverse depicts laureate bust left, with legend: IACOBUS. II. DEI. GRATIA. Reverse depicts crowned II, with legend: 87. MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX. 16. Spink no. 3416.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.05 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2012

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: IACOBUS. II. DEI. GRATIA.
Reverse description: crowned II
Reverse inscription: 87. MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX. 16.
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: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Kelfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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

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