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Unique ID: LANCUM-0A3065

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver William III shilling, traces of the top of the bust can still be seen and can GRA at the end of the ob legend, date will be 1696-1702AD. [GVLIELMVS III DEI G]RA is the ob legend and [MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX] is the rev. The diameter is 25mm and the weight 4.34g. The coin was found on the site of a ruined building of unknown purpose. The building consists of two connected rectangular structures containing boulders with features including iron trusses for a former roof, an arched Gothick doorway on one side, and on the other a doorway with a Tuscan architrave, a moulded cornice, and a pediment.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1696
Date to: Exactly AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.34 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th May 2016 - Thursday 5th May 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse inscription: [GVLIELMVS III DEI G]RA
Reverse inscription: [MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Hyndburn (District)
Parish or ward: Clayton-le-Moors (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD7430
Four figure Latitude: 53.7656934
Four figure longitude: -2.39590406
1:25K map: SD7430
1:10K map: SD73SW
Grid reference source: From 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

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