BUC-8A2098: Post-medieval coin

Rights Holder: Buckinghamshire County Museum
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Unique ID: BUC-8A2098

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and damaged tin farthing with very little detail surviving but the copper plug

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.65 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 18.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd August 2009

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Hardwick 23.8.09

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Secondary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Tin: William and Mary, not further defined (S 3447 - 3451)
Obverse description: illeg
Reverse description: illeg
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Hardwick

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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