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Unique ID: SWYOR-D2A256
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A copper alloy coin dating from the Post Medieval period: an Irish halfpenny of James II (AD 1685-1691), dated 1687. Spink (2003) no. 6576, p. 167. The coin has a diameter of 25.2mm, and a thickness of 1.7mm. It weighs 7.59g.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 7.59 g
Diameter: 25.2 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th May 2019 - Sunday 5th May 2019
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Other reference: PAS form number 3424
Ruler/issuer: James II of England
Type: Irish: halfpenny of James II, copper, regular coinage (S 6576)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: IACO[BVS. II.] DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: [MAG. BR. F]RA. ET. HIB. REX 1687 in field
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: TF2183
Four figure Latitude: 53.33008911
Four figure longitude: -0.18454183
1:25K map: TF2183
1:10K map: TF28SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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