WMID-6C9A97: Post Medieval coin: Half penny of William III

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Unique ID: WMID-6C9A97

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy halfpenny of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), probably dating from AD 1695 to AD 1701. Minted in London. Spink, 2007, p 356, no 3554-6.

Diameter: 28.5 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 8.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1695
Date to: Circa AD 1701

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 8.4 g
Diameter: 28.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th October 2014

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 bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLLELMVS TERTIVS
Reverse description: Britannia seated
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Fazeley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1902
Four figure Latitude: 52.61544364
Four figure longitude: -1.72081315
1:25K map: SK1902
1:10K map: SK10SE
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

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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