PUBLIC-D89474: PUBLIC-D89474 post medieval coin, farthing of William III

Rights Holder: Roger Thomas
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-D89474

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn but complete copper alloy farthing of William III (1694 - 1702), dating to the period 1695 to 1699. Minted in London. Spink 3557

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1695
Date to: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 4.45 g
Diameter: 21.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th November 2016 - Sunday 27th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Roger Thomas
Identified by: Mr Roger Thomas

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing: William III (S 3557 - 3558)
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS TERTIVS
Reverse description: Britannia seated left with an unclear date in the exergue - second digit is 6
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
To be known as: Catton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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