DUR-8C586B: DUR-8C586B : Penny : James II

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Unique ID: DUR-8C586B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A milled silver penny of James I AD 1685-1688. Crowned I reverse. London mint

Diameter: 12.30mm, Thickness: 0.60mm, Weight: 0.4g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12.3 mm

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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 left
Obverse inscription: DEI.GRATIA.IACOBVS.II.
Reverse description: Crowned I
Reverse inscription: […]MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2852
Four figure Latitude: 54.86200689
Four figure longitude: -1.56531896
1:25K map: NZ2852
1:10K map: NZ25SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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 2014 Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 49th edition London Spink and Son Ltd 340 3417

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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