CAM-2D2BBB: Post-Medieval Coin : Silver halfcrown of William III, sole reign, AD 1694-1702.

Rights Holder: Cambridgeshire County Council
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Unique ID: CAM-2D2BBB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver halfcrown of William III (1694-1702), early harp (Spink 3481), mint: Tower.

Obverse shows a draped and laureate bust right. Obverse legend reads GVLIELMVS./III.DEI.GRA. Reverse shows crowned cruciform shields. Reverse legend reads MAG/BR.FRA/ET.HIB/REX.16/96. Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight is 14.66g, diameter is 34.2mm, thickness is 1.9mm.

Around the edge of the flan: +.+.+.DEOVS.ET.TVTAMEN.ANRO.REGET.OCTAVO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1696
Date to: Exactly AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 14.66 g
Diameter: 34.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half crown
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: The Tower of London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfcrown: William III (S 3475 - 3496)
Obverse description: Draped and laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS./III.DEI.GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields.
Reverse inscription: MAG/BR.FRA/ET.HIB/REX.16/96
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Meldreth Parish Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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