OXON-2ECE4D: Post-medeival coin: James II tin farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-2ECE4D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn Post-Medieval tin farthing with copper alloy central plug, of James II (AD 1685-1688), struck AD 1685-1687. Obverse: Laureate cuirassed bust right IACOB[VS] SECVNDVS. Reverse: Britannia standing left [BRITAN]NIA. Date on edge (AD) 168[.]. Spink 3420.

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 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1687

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 23.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.161

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): James II (S 3420 - 3421)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IACOB[VS] SECVUNDVS
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: [BRITAN]NIA / 168[.]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Eaton Hastings (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2698
Four figure Latitude: 51.6801669
Four figure longitude: -1.62535343
1:25K map: SU2698
1:10K map: SU29NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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