CORN-0CF4CD: twopence of James II (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-0CF4CD

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver twopence of James II (1685-1688), dated to 1686 on the reverse, Spink 3416, perforated for suspension.

Evidence of reuse: perforated for suspension

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1686
Date to: Exactly AD 1686
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th June 2018 - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Twopence
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Twopence: James II (S 3416)
Obverse description: laureate head facing right
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRA
Reverse description: crowned II
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Grade-Ruan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7216
Four figure Latitude: 50.00045917
Four figure longitude: -5.18293823
1:25K map: SW7216
1:10K map: SW76SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: CORN
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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