PUBLIC-82C69B: Post-medieval coin: Penny of James II (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-82C69B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval silver penny of James II (1685-1688). Spink 3417, dated 1688 (on coin). Mint of London (Tower). Spink (2009, 328).

It measures 11.91mm in diameter, 0.51mm in thickness, and weighs 0.433g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.51 mm
Weight: 0.433 g
Diameter: 11.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th September 2014

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Penny: James II (S 3417)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS . II . DEI . GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned I
Reverse inscription: 16-88 MAG BR FRA ET . HIB REX .
Initial mark: None
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2008 Coins of England & The United Kingdom, 43rd Edition London Spink 328 3417

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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