LVPL-F3DCF2: A complete silver sixpence of William III, dated 1697.

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F3DCF2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver sixpence of William III, dated 1697.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 20.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Four shields within which are a harp, one lion rampant, three lion passant and three fleurs-de-lys, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape. Small crowns at cross terminals.
Reverse inscription: 97 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: North Shropshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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