LVPL-D6F208: Silver James II twopence

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-D6F208

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver James II two pence (1685-1688). The obverse has laureate bust of the king face left with the legend IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. The reverse has II crowned. The legend reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686. As per Spink 2009, 328 No. 3416.

Diameter: 14.12mm; weight: 1.05g

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 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 14.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th May 2016 - Thursday 4th August 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0474

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: Laureate bust of king left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned II
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Eaton Bishop

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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