BH-A75571: Post-Medieval coin: fourpence of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-A75571

Object type certainty: Certain
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A milled silver fourpence of James II, dating 1686 - 1688. Pierced at 6 o'clock on obverse (12 o'clock on reverse).

Diameter: 18.4mm; thickness: 1mm; weight: 1.5g.

Evidence of reuse: Piercing

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1686
Date to: Exactly AD 1688
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th September 2013

Rally details.

This object was found at Thesaurus Group at Offley, Hertfordshire, September 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: TLB 2013 - 19

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: James II (S 3414)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II [DEI GRA]TIA
Reverse description: Crowned 'IIII'.
Reverse inscription: [MAG BR FR]A ET HIB REX 16-[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lilley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1325
Four figure Latitude: 51.9120788
Four figure longitude: -0.358601
1:25K map: TL1325
1:10K map: TL12NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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