WILT-2525F3: Post-medieval coin: Shilling of James II

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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Unique ID: WILT-2525F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver post-Medieval shilling of James II dating to AD 1685, it is slightly bent across the centre, measuring 25.9mm and weighing 5.79g.

Obverse: Laureate bust facing left, IACOBVS· II· DEI· GRATIA

Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields, 1685· MAG· BR· FRA· ET· HIB REX·

Reference: Spink 3410

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1685

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.79 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1588

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: James II (S 3410 - 3411)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS· II· DEI· GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: 1685· MAG· BR· FRA· ET· HIB REX·

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0856
Four figure Latitude: 51.30306684
Four figure longitude: -1.88662959
1:25K map: SU0856
1:10K map: SU05NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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