YORYM-CC2F5D: Post medieval coin: sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-CC2F5D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval silver sixpence of William III, dating to the period AD 1695-1702. Crowned cruciform shield reverse. Mint uncertain. Coins of William III were commonly converted into love tokens and this example has the characteristic S-shape.

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 1695
Date to: Exactly AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 20.15 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05282

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA]
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: [16...MAG] BR FRA ET HIB [REX]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bolton-on-Swale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2599
Four figure Latitude: 54.38587996
Four figure longitude: -1.61655665
1:25K map: SE2599
1:10K map: SE29NE
What3Words: junior.brink.documents
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Updated: Thursday 3rd August 2017

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