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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-C9F546

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

A postmedieval gold guinea of James II (1685 - 1688). The coin dates to 1687.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1687
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 6th July 2013

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Uplyme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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