WMID-2FADB7: Post Medieval coin: Shilling of uncertain ruler, polished into a love token, countermarked

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-2FADB7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete, heavily worn, probably milled silver sixpence of uncertain ruler, but probably of Post Medieval dating (AD 1600 to AD 1800). Both sides have been polished smooth, probably for use as a love token. Two countermarks are present: MMONDS on the obverse and O DONNEI on the reverse.

Diameter: 24.71 mm
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 2.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 24.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th June 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Polished smooth. Countermark: MMONDS
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: Polished smooth. Countermark: O DONNPI
Reverse inscription: illegible
Initial mark: unclear
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Longdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0914
Four figure Latitude: 52.72357504
Four figure longitude: -1.86818402
1:25K map: SK0914
1:10K map: SK01SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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