NLM-5501C0: Plugged Tin Farthing of William and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-5501C0

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Tin. Coin – Tin Farthing of William and Mary (1689-1694) with off-centre plug. Obverse description: Off-centre plug in centre of worn-away image. Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS ET MARIA Reverse description: Britannia seated left; plug. Reverse inscription: BRITA[N] NIA. In exergue: appears as 1001, but actually 1689 or 1690. Diameter: 22.78mm, Weight: 5.46gms

Class: Tin Farthing
Sub class: William and Mary

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: 13888
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.46 g
Diameter: 22.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th December 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: William III and Mary II
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Off-centre plug in centre of worn-away image
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS ET MARIA
Reverse description: Britannia seated left; plug
Reverse inscription: BRITA[N] NIA
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Stokeham

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: 13888
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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