HAMP-D21B12: Post Medieval coin: gold guinea of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-D21B12

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn post-medieval milled gold guinea of James II (1685-1688), dating to 1688.

Notes:

This was recorded at a rally and may fall below our usual standard of recording

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 1688
Date to: Exactly AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 25.25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 19th March 2016 - Saturday 19th March 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Andover Anton Rotary Club Charity Rally - Penton Grafton 19-20.3.16

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Penton Grafton 19.3.16; find no.252

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Guinea: James II (S 3400 - 3403)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left.
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS . II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Sceptres in saltire with four shields surmounted by a crown.
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1688

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Penton Grafton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3147
Four figure Latitude: 51.22135945
Four figure longitude: -1.55749179
1:25K map: SU3147
1:10K map: SU34NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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