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Unique ID: LANCUM-2F0405

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Late post-medieval sixpence of William III dating from AD1697. Spink 3542 (later harp, small crown).

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1697
Date to: Circa AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 20 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Dot Boughton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Dot Boughton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: William III of England [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coins Modern 1660 - 1820 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: 97 MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 16
Reverse mintmark: <p>none</p>
Initial mark: none
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Sixpence of William III dating from 1697

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Cumbria
District: Carlisle
To be known as: Dalston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 30th March 2011
Updated: Wednesday 30th March 2011

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