NLM-AE9722: Post-Medieval Coin: Threepence of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-AE9722

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Milled threepence of James II (1685-1689) as kindly identified by the finder; Spink (2017) no. 3415, dated 1687.

Obverse description: Bust laureate left

Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI.GRATIA

Reverse description: Crowned III.

Reverse inscription: MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16 87

Diameter: 17.2mm, Weight: 1.40gms, die axis: 6

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 1687
Date to: Exactly AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st October 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37913

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Threepence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Threepence: James II (S 3415)
Obverse description: Bust laureate left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI.GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned III.
Reverse inscription: MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16 87
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Faldingworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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