LVPL-5CDC72: Post-medieval sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-5CDC72

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

A silver sixpence of William III, (AD1694-1702). Reverse: 1697 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; crowned cruciform shields. York mint. Later harp. Spink no. 3545.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1697
Date to: Circa AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd January 2016 - Sunday 3rd January 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: York
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform cross.
Reverse inscription: 1697 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Initial mark: Y
Die axis measurement: 6 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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Norton-on-Derwent

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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