YORYM-062492: Post-medieval Coin : Sixpence of William III

Rights Holder: York Museums Trust
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-062492

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

A silver sixpence of William III dated to AD 1696. Crowned cruciformed shield reverse. Mint of London.

The coin is worn and has been bent into a slight S shape. It may therefore have been intended as a love token.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 20.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciformed shield
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1696
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Brandesburton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0948
Four figure Latitude: 53.91668641
Four figure longitude: -0.34191226
1:25K map: TA0948
1:10K map: TA04NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: YORYM-E1EE22
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver sixpence of William III dating to the period AD 1694 - 1702. Crowned cruciformed shield reverse. Mint of London. The coin is worn…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-95A371
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver sixpence of William III, (1688-1694). Reverse: 1696 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; crowned cruciform shields. The coin has been worn into a…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-CF8DB7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A silver sixpence of William III, possibly intended to be a love token. Reverse: 169(6) MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; crowned cruciform shields. …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.