LANCUM-D8CD94: Post-medieval coin: twopence of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-D8CD94

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

Milled silver halfgroat of James II dating from AD1686.

Obv: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA

Rev: 68 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16

Ref: Spink 3416

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th October 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0727

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned value II
Reverse inscription: 68 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16
Initial mark: none
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Bedale

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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