LVPL-16821D: Post-medieval sixpence of Anne

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Unique ID: LVPL-16821D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver sixpence of Anne, (1702-1714). Reverse: crowned cruciform shields, [] MAG BR FRA ET HIB REG. Obverse: Draped bust left; ANNA DEI GRATIA. Early shields. Spink no. 3592. AD 1705.

The coin has been curved into a gentle S-shape indicating that it may have been reused as a 'love token'.

Dimensions: 20mm in diameter, 2.75g

Evidence of reuse: Curved into a gentle S shape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1705
Date to: Exactly AD 1705

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2016 - Wednesday 20th July 2016

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: Anne of Great Britain
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: Anne (S 3590 - 3594, 3619 - 3624)
Obverse description: Draped bust left.
Obverse inscription: ANNA DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned shields.
Reverse inscription: […] MAG BR FRA ET HIB REG
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llanasa

Spatial coordinates

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

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Updated: 5 years ago

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