WAW-92A643: Post Medieval coin: half-guinea of James II (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-92A643

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval coin: half-guinea of James II (1685-1688) probably minted in London. Seaby No. 3404.

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 1685
Date to: Exactly AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.88 g
Diameter: 20.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Sunday 30th April 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Half-guinea: James II (S 3404 - 3405)
Obverse description: Bust facing left, laureate.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Sceptres in saltire with four shields surmounted by a crown.
Reverse inscription: 1686 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Derbyshire Dales (District)
To be known as: Kirk Ireton Area

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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