LVPL-D709F5: Copper alloy half penny of james II

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-D709F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Irish half penny of James II (1685-1688). Obverse has laureate bust of king facing left and the legend IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Reverse has a crowned Irish harp and the legend MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686.

Diameter. 25.26mm; weight: 5.55g

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 1686
Date to: Exactly AD 1686

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.55 g
Diameter: 25.26 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: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, regular coinage (S 6576)
Obverse description: Laureate bust of king left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned Irish Harp
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llangollen

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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