ESS-D69E20: Post Medieval coin: twopence of James II

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-D69E20

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver twopence of James II (1685 - 1688). Spink 3416.

Minted 1686.

Obverse is laureate bust left. IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA. Reverse is crowned II date above - 1686. MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX.

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 1686
Date to: Circa AD 1686

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: II crowned, date above 1686
Reverse inscription: 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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Feering (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8720
Four figure Latitude: 51.84727133
Four figure longitude: 0.71346644
1:25K map: TL8720
1:10K map: TL82SE
Grid reference source: From 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: ESS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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