KENT-48F902: Post Medieval coin: gold guinea of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-48F902

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post Medieval milled gold guinea of James II (1685-1688), dating to 1688. The coin is bent from the centre at a roughly 90 degree angle.

Notes:

Recorded by club recorder, not seen by FLO.

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: 25.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2014 - Friday 1st August 2014

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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: Guinea: James II (S 3400 - 3403)
Obverse description: Bust facing 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: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ripple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3649
Four figure Latitude: 51.19146182
Four figure longitude: 1.37613591
1:25K map: TR3649
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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