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Unique ID: PUBLIC-3D24FA
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver milled shilling of James II (1685-1688), minted in London. Dated 1685.
Obverse: [IACOBVS] II] DEI GRATIA; Laureate and draped bust left.
Reverse: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16/ 85 ; Crowned shields forming a cross.
Diameter: 25.5mm Weight 5.7grms
Spink Coins of England 2018, page 359, reference 3410
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 5.68 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th June 2019
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Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Shilling: James II (S 3410 - 3411)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust left
Obverse inscription: [IACOBVS] II DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned shields forming a cross
Reverse inscription: 85 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SO2297
Four figure Latitude: 52.56521501
Four figure longitude: -3.15215628
1:25K map: SO2297
1:10K map: SO29NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Spink and Son Ltd||2016||Coin of England and the United Kingdom 51||London||Spink and Son Ltd||359||3410|