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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F9C4D8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold Guinea of James II (AD 1685-1688) London mint 1686.

Obverse: JACOBVS II DEI GRATIA; laureate bust Left facing draped hair on shoulder.

Reverse:1686 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; Crowned crusiform Shields of England Scotland France Ireland quartered by sceptres.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 8.5 g
Diameter: 26 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Guinea: James II (S 3400 - 3403)
Obverse description: laureate Bust left hair draped on shoulder
Obverse inscription: jacobvs II Dei Gratia
Reverse description: Crowned crusiform shields of eng fra scot ire quartered by sceptres
Reverse inscription: 1686 Mag BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ0879
Four figure Latitude: 53.29993409
Four figure longitude: -3.38191983
1:25K map: SJ0879
1:10K map: SJ07NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: METAL DETECTING
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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

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