SWYOR-FE7A67: SWYOR-FE7A67 Unknown Token

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Unique ID: SWYOR-FE7A67

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver probable Post Medieval coin; probably a fourpence of William and Mary to Anne, dating from AD 1689 - 1714. The coin has been polished smooth, possibly once bent into an S shaped profile, then flattened again, and counterstamped with M C in relief in a recessed rectangle. On the other face is stamped a large C or incomplete annulet. No details of the original coin design survive. Measurements are; diameter 19.5mm, thickness 0.7mm and weight 1.36g.

Inscription: MC
Evidence of reuse: counterstamped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1714
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th February 2021 - Saturday 20th February 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3702

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: William and Mary (S 3439 - 3440)
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Tickhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6292
Four figure Latitude: 53.42116392
Four figure longitude: -1.06852637
1:25K map: SK6292
1:10K map: SK69SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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