WAW-243ED9: Post Medieval coin: (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-243ED9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval coin: A silver twopence of James II (AD 1685-1688) issued between 1686 and 1688. Crowned II reverse. The coin has been pierced in the center on the obverse. Spink, p.331 no. 3416.

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 1686
Date to: Exactly AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 14.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Monday 20th April 2015

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: II surmounted by a crown.
Reverse inscription: 1686 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Childswickham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0639
Four figure Latitude: 52.04935917
Four figure longitude: -1.91391944
1:25K map: SP0639
1:10K map: SP03NE
Grid reference source: From 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: WAW
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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