PUBLIC-AF88F8: Post-medieval coin: Halfpenny of William and Mary

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-AF88F8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy halfpenny of William and Mary (1688-1694) dated 1694 (on coin). Mint of London. Spink (2009, 337) no. 3452.

It measures 29.09mm in diameter, 2.14mm in thickness and weighs: 9.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1694
Date to: Exactly AD 1694

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.14 mm
Weight: 9.5 g
Diameter: 29.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd January 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: William III and Mary II
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Draped busts conjoined facing right
Obverse inscription: [GVLIELMVS] ET MARIA
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: [BRITAN-]NIA // [1694]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
To be known as: East Guldeford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2013 Coins of England & The United Kingdom, 48th edition London Spink 337 3452

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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