SUR-E9E577: Post medieval coin: Farthing of James II

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Unique ID: SUR-E9E577

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

A very worn farthing of James II, 1685-88.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.84 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th November 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B14-07

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): James II (S 3420 - 3421)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Theale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6771
Four figure Latitude: 51.43404796
Four figure longitude: -1.03755777
1:25K map: SU6771
1:10K map: SU67SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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