WMID-74FE73: Post Medieval coin: Shilling of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-74FE73

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

A complete silver shilling of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), dating to the period 1694 to AD 1699. Minted at London. Spink, 3497-3519.

Diameter: 24.8 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 5.3 g

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 1694
Date to: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 5.3 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th December 2016 - Sunday 4th December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16 9[ ]
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Hopton and Coton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ9625
Four figure Latitude: 52.8225169
Four figure longitude: -2.06080032
1:25K map: SJ9625
1:10K map: SJ92NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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