WILT-1C6F42: Post medieval farthing

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-1C6F42

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A post medieval tin farthing of William III and Mary II dating to AD 1692. GVLIELMVS ET MARIA obverse depicting two large cuirassed busts facing right. BRITANNIA 1692 reverse depicting Britannia seated left. Spink 3451 (Spink, 2016, Coins of England and the United Kingdom 2017 52nd edition, Spink, London p 369, 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 1692
Date to: Exactly AD 1692

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.16 g
Diameter: 22.21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5181

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing (tin): William and Mary (S 3450 - 3451)
Obverse description: Large cuirassed busts facing right.
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS ET MARIA
Reverse description: Britannia seated left.
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chiseldon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1780
Four figure Latitude: 51.5186675
Four figure longitude: -1.75638784
1:25K map: SU1780
1:10K map: SU18SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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