LVPL-4CEA5B: Post-medieval shilling of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-4CEA5B

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

A silver shilling of William III, (AD 1694-1702). Reverse: 1700 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; Crowned cruciform shields.

Obverse: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA; laureate and draped bust right.

Fifth bust, milled edge. Spink no. 3516.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

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 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.7 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st January 2016 - Thursday 21st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields.
Reverse inscription: 1700 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Crowton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5774
Four figure Latitude: 53.26124671
Four figure longitude: -2.64607747
1:25K map: SJ5774
1:10K map: SJ57SE
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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