WMID-DCB1EC: Post Medieval coin: tin farthing of William and Mary (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-DCB1EC

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A Post Medieval tin farthing of William and Mary (AD 1689-94) dated AD 1690 on the edge. Obverse: Two busts facing right. Reverse: Britannia seated left, In exergue, 1690. aLthough this is partially missing.
Edge inscription: [NV]MMORVM + FAMV[LVS] + 1690 +

Spink (2006) page 331 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
Thickness: 2.69 mm
Weight: 5.7 g
Diameter: 22.53 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): William and Mary (S 3450 - 3451)
Obverse description: two large cuirassed busts
Obverse inscription: GVILLELMVS ET MARIA
Reverse description: Britannia seated left, In exergue, 1690. on edge: [NV]MMORVM + FAMV[LVS] + 1690 +
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Dickleburgh (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1682
Four figure Latitude: 52.3933825
Four figure longitude: 1.17316317
1:25K map: TM1682
1:10K map: TM18SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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