DUR-A623F7: Coin: Sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-A623F7

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

A silver sixpence of William III, dated on the coin to 1697, the reverse shows the cruciform shields of England, Scotland, Ireland and France.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1697
Date to: Exactly AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 33.81 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2011 - Thursday 30th June 2011

Personal details

Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Miss Emma Morris

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: GVILLEMVS/III DIE GRA
Reverse description: Shields of England, Scotland, Ireland and France
Reverse inscription: 1697 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REV
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
District: Rotherham (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Dalton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1008
Four figure Latitude: 54.46727
Four figure longitude: -1.84722
1:25K map: NZ1008
1:10K map: NZ10NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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