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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-FF3F5B

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A Post Medieval tin alloy farthing, with copper alloy plug in the centre, of William and Mary dating to the period of AD 1689 - 1692. See Spink 2009, pp 336,337 Nos 3450 - 3451. Very nibbled at edges.

Notes:

Rally Record Blue 233

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 1689
Date to: Circa AD 1692

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.46 mm
Weight: 5.9 g
Diameter: 22.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th September 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at XP Rally Milton-under-Wychwood 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): William and Mary (S 3450 - 3451)
Obverse description: Cuirassed busts
Obverse inscription: GVLIEMVS E[T MARIA]
Reverse description: Britannia seated, illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Shipton-under-Wychwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2616
Four figure Latitude: 51.84200253
Four figure longitude: -1.62401256
1:25K map: SP2616
1:10K map: SP21NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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