PUBLIC-3D066B:

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-3D066B

Object type certainty: Certain
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~~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 actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1687
Date to: Circa AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th August 2015 - Tuesday 29th December 2015

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Forest of Dean

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

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

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