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Unique ID: HAMP-4DA9A6

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A slightly worn late 17th-century post-medieval silver sixpence of William III struck in Bristol in 1697 AD (probably Spink 3539)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Length: 21.4 mm
Width: 20.6 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.65 g
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3088

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Milled [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: Bristol [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: Bust laureate and draped facing right; 'B' below bust
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS . III . DEI . GRA.
Reverse description: Four shields within which are three lions passant, a lion rampant, three fleurs-de-lys, and a harp, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape. Large? crowns at cross terminals
Reverse inscription: 97 . MAG/BR. FRA/ET . HIB/REX . 16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post-medieval coin: Sixpence of William III

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: New Forest
To be known as: Boldre CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Disturbed[scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 31st May 2011
Updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011

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