SUSS-0D7B32: Post medieval coin: Farthing of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-0D7B32

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

Copper alloy farthing of William III (1694-1702), 1696 issue.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.51 mm
Weight: 5.19 g
Diameter: 22.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th July 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS TERTIVS
Reverse description: Britannia seated left with sceptre, shield and branch
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA 1696 in exurgue
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Near Chichester

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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