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

A groat is a fourpence coin. These coins are commonly known as a Maundy coin although it is probable that only the penny denomination was used in the Maundy ceremony at that time.

Obverse Description

Laureate head of James II facing left; around, IACOBVS . II . DEI . GRATIA

Reverse Description

At centre the Roman numeral IIII; above, dividing the date, a crown; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1686

Edge Description


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