WMID-E47AD2: Post medieval coin: Half penny of William III and Mary II

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-E47AD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete milled copper alloy half penny of William III and Mary II (AD 1688 to AD 1694), dating to the period AD 1694. BRITANNIA reverse type depicting Britannia seated. Spink 3452.

Diameter: 27.1 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 6.9 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 1694

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 6.9 g
Diameter: 27.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th October 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny (copper): William and Mary (S 3452)
Obverse description: Conjoined busts facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: Britannia seated
Reverse inscription: illegible
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District)
Parish or ward: Chapel and Hill Chorlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8137
Four figure Latitude: 52.93006462
Four figure longitude: -2.28409727
1:25K map: SJ8137
1:10K map: SJ83NW
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 metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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