WMID-F0F39F: Post Medieval coin: Shilling of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-F0F39F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver shilling of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), dating to the period 1694 to AD 1699. Minted at London. Spink, 3497-3519.

Diameter: 25.2 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 5.8 g

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 1694
Date to: Circa AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 5.8 g
Diameter: 25.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2017 - Sunday 10th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse description: Laureate Bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLLELMVS III DEI[ ]
Reverse description: crowned cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: [ ]HIB[ ]
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: East Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Croxden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0640
Four figure Latitude: 52.95734031
Four figure longitude: -1.91213288
1:25K map: SK0640
1:10K map: SK04SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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