BUC-147652: Post medieval coin: guinea of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-147652

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A gold post medieval guinea of James II (1685-1688) dating to 1688.

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 1688
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.12 g
Diameter: 25.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th September 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4559

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Gold: James II, not further defined (S 3396 - 3405)
Obverse description: Bust facing left
Obverse inscription: DEI.GRATIA.JACOBVS II
Reverse description: Crowned shields arranged in cross, sceptre in saltire between
Reverse inscription: 88 MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Wing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8822
Four figure Latitude: 51.88961893
Four figure longitude: -0.72270717
1:25K map: SP8822
1:10K map: SP82SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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