LEIC-F27611: William III Crown

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-F27611

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post-medieval silver Crown of William III (1696-1702), dating to AD 1697. Third bust. Mint of Exeter.
Spink 3478

Diameter 38 mm 
Weight 5.34 g 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1694
Date to: Circa AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.34 g
Diameter: 38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th June 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Crown (silver)
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: Exeter
Category: Modern
Type: Crown: William III (S 3470 - 3474)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right. E behind bust
Obverse inscription: GVILEMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Four shields within which are a harp, one lion rampant, three lions passant and three fleurs-de-lis, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape
Reverse inscription: [MAG BR FRA ET H]IB [REX] [...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lyddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8895
Four figure Latitude: 52.5457496
Four figure longitude: -0.70374653
1:25K map: SP8895
1:10K map: SP89NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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