LVPL-E8E924: Post-Medieval shilling of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-E8E924

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

Silver shilling of William III, (1694-1702).

Obverse: GVILELMVS III DEI GRA; laureate and draped bust right.

Reverse: 1696 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; Crowned cruciform shields.

Edge milled.

Spink no: 3497.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1694
Date to: Circa AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.28 mm
Weight: 5.8 g
Diameter: 25.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: GVILELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields.
Reverse inscription: 1696 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
To be known as: Leek

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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