PUBLIC-8F772C: Penny James II 16.4.19

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8F772C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of James II (1685-88) dated 1688. Obverse: bust left IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA Reverse: crowned numeral '1' [MAG BR] FRA ET HIB REX. There is a piercing at 10 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1688
Date to: Exactly AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th April 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Penny: James II (S 3417)
Obverse description: bust left
Obverse inscription: IACOBVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned numeral 1
Reverse inscription: [MAG BR] FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 5 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: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sholden

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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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