HAMP-4DA9A6: Post-medieval coin: Sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4DA9A6

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

A slightly worn late 17th-century post-medieval silver sixpence of William III struck in Bristol in 1697 AD (probably Spink 3539)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1697
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.4 mm
Width: 20.6 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.65 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3088

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: Bristol
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Bust laureate and draped facing right; 'B' below bust
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS . III . DEI . GRA.
Reverse description: Four shields within which are three lions passant, a lion rampant, three fleurs-de-lys, and a harp, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape. Large? crowns at cross terminals
Reverse inscription: 97 . MAG/BR. FRA/ET . HIB/REX . 16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Boldre CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Tuesday 31st May 2011
Updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011

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