Silver coin: Denomination: Shilling
Tower Mint, London
King James II (1685-1688)

During this reign no special signs to denote the source of the silver used to produce the coins were used

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of James II facing left; around, IACOBVS . II . DEI . GRATIA

Reverse Description

Four crowned shields, bearing the arms of England Scotland France and Ireland, arranged to form a cross; at centre, Star of the Garter; around, MAG . BR . FRA . ET . HIB REX 1685, the date being divided by the crown above the English shield.

Edge Description

Diagonal milling, ///

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