SUSS-5B4B50: Post Medieval coin: sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-5B4B50

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702), dated 1696 on coin, minted at York, Spink 3525

Notes:

Photograph (scale based on measurements) and measurements supplied by finder. Object not seen.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.94 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Stamped
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust facing right, 'y' below bust
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS. III. DEI. GRA.
Reverse description: Four national shields arranged in a cross with lion of Nassau in the centre. large crown, early harp
Reverse inscription: 16/96. MAG./ BR. FRA./ ET. HIB./ REX.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Horsham (District)
To be known as: Lower Beeding

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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