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Unique ID: PUBLIC-3D066B
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
~~A complete milled silver fourpence of James II (AD 1685 to AD 1688), dating to the period AD 1687. IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA obverse type depicting a laureate head facing left. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1687 reverse type depicting a crown over four captial Is. Spink 3414.
~~There is a 3mm hole pierced from the obverse, through the face of the king
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18.36 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th August 2015 - Tuesday 29th December 2015
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Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Fourpence: James II (S 3414)
Obverse description: laureate head facing left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: reverse type depicting a crown over four captial Is
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1687
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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