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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-E8FAC3

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

A silver shilling of William III (1694-1702), date unclear, 1695-1701 AD.

The coin is very worn and is bent into a slight 'S' shape, coins treated in this way are thought to be 'love tokens'.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1695
Date to: Circa AD 1701

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 4.99 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Stamped
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III [DEI G]RA
Reverse description: Four national shields arranged in a cross with the lion of Nassau at the centre
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: Thursday 27th May 2010
Updated: Thursday 24th June 2010

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