PUBLIC-24C562: A milled silver penny of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-24C562

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver penny of James II (AD1685-AD1688), dated 1687, London mint. It measures 13mm in diameter, and weighs 0.610g .

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 1687
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.41 mm
Weight: 0.61 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th March 2016

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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 head left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crown over 'I'.
Reverse inscription: 87 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Dowgate (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found eyes only.
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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