LON-C810EC: A Post Medieval tin farthing of William and Mary (1690).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-C810EC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval tin farthing of William and Mary (1690).

Dimensions: diameter: 22.78mm; weight: 5.67g.

Notes:

Charles II started using tin coinage to help the Cornish tin mines; the coins had a small copper plug.

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 1690
Date to: Exactly AD 1690

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.67 g
Diameter: 22.78 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katherine Roberts
Identified by: Ms Katherine Roberts

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): William and Mary (S 3450 - 3451)
Obverse description: Small draped busts right
Obverse inscription: GVILLELMVS ET MARIA
Reverse description: Britannia seated left, date 1690 below.
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
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: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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