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Unique ID: DEV-C9F546
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A postmedieval gold guinea of James II (1685 - 1688). The coin dates to 1687.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1687
Date to: Exactly AD 1687
Diameter: 25 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 6th July 2013
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Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Half-guinea: James II (S 3404 - 3405)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: JACOBVS II
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields with sceptres in each angle
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; 1687
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SY3291
Four figure Latitude: 50.71463531
Four figure longitude: -2.96452952
1:25K map: SY3291
1:10K map: SY31NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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