SOM-AF11FA: Post-Medieval coin: tin farthing of William and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-AF11FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval tin farthing of William and Mary dating to AD1690. The edge is badly abraided, and the edge inscription is illegible. Spink (2002: 328) no. 3451.

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: 5.84 g
Diameter: 23.72 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 6th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Sheila Hicks

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 019106

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): William and Mary (S 3450 - 3451)
Obverse description: Conjoinedd busts, cuirassed, right.
Obverse inscription: GVILELMVS ET [MARIA]
Reverse description: Britannia seated left, right hand raised, 1690 in exergue.
Reverse inscription: [BRIT]A[NNIA] // 1690
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Fyfield CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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