LANCUM-2F0405: Sixpence of William III dating from 1697

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-2F0405

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late post-medieval sixpence of William III dating from AD1697. Spink 3542 (later harp, small crown).

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1697
Date to: Circa AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: 97 MAG BRI FRA ET HIB REX 16
Initial mark: none
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
To be known as: Dalston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: Wednesday 30th March 2011
Updated: Wednesday 30th March 2011

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