NLM-4E5E7C: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of William and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4E5E7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Milled halfpenny of William and Mary (1689-1694), Irish issue dated 1692.

Obverse description: Twin or conjoined busts laureate right.

Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS ET.MARIA.DEI GRATIA

Reverse description: Crowned harp left, left side of harp formed as a mermaid [?or harpy] flanked by date: 16 92.

Reverse inscription: REX.ET.REGINA MAG.BR.FR.ET.HIB

Diameter: 25.5mm, Weight: 6.63gms, die axis: 12

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 1692
Date to: Exactly AD 1692

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.63 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th October 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM30135

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: halfpenny of William and Mary, copper, (S 6597)
Obverse description: Twin or conjoined busts laureate right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS ET.MARIA.DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned harp left, left side of harp formed as a mermaid [?or harpy] flanked by date: 16 92.
Reverse inscription: REX.ET.REGINA MAG.BR.FR.ET.HIB
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Scawby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 6 years ago

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