SUR-45AB51: Post medieval coin: Groat of James II

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Unique ID: SUR-45AB51

Object type certainty: Certain
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A pierced silver fourpence of James II, 1686.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1686
Date to: Circa AD 1686

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th April 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-687

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: James II (S 3414)
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Buckingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6932
Four figure Latitude: 51.98218494
Four figure longitude: -0.99673547
1:25K map: SP6932
1:10K map: SP63SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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