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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-AE3EF6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A pair of highly worn, late 17th-century or early 18th-century silver post-medieval sixpences, possibly of William III, uncertain mint (c. 1695 - c. 1702 AD). The coins have been bent twice, after the fashion of a love token. Such wear and folding commonly occurred on sixpences of William III.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1695
Date to: Circa AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 3.63 g
Diameter: 20.25 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2913

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Indiscernible
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Southwick and Widley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6709
Four figure Latitude: 50.876622
Four figure longitude: -1.049083
1:25K map: SU6709
1:10K map: SU60NE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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