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LVPL-95A371: Post-medieval sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-95A371

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver sixpence of William III, (1688-1694). Reverse: 1696 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX; crowned cruciform shields. The coin has been worn into a gentle S shape which may indicate its reuse as a love token.

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 1696
Date to: Circa AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2017 - Friday 14th July 2017

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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 and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLIEIMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields.
Reverse inscription: 1696 MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hope (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ3258
Four figure Latitude: 53.11482717
Four figure longitude: -3.01739196
1:25K map: SJ3258
1:10K map: SJ35NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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