WMID-4786C3: Post Medieval coin: Halfpenny of William III

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Unique ID: WMID-4786C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper halfpenny of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), dating to the period AD 1699. Spink 3556.

Diameter: 28.3 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 9.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 9.2 g
Diameter: 28.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st September 2013 - Monday 30th September 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: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny: William III (S 3554 - 3556)
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVILLEMVS TER[ ]
Reverse description: Britannia seated with right hand on knee
Reverse inscription: BRITAN[ ]
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Worfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7395
Four figure Latitude: 52.55216805
Four figure longitude: -2.39963477
1:25K map: SO7395
1:10K map: SO79NW
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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