NLM-4262E3: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of William III, folded as a keepsake

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4262E3

Object type certainty: Certain
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: Silver coin. Milled sixpence of William III (1694-1702), sharply creased twice as a keepsake; dated 1696.

Obverse description: Bust right.

Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRATIA

Reverse description: Cruciform shields.

Reverse inscription: MAG/BR.FRA/ET HIB/REX 16 96

Diameter: 20.3mm, Weight: 2.90gms, die axis: 6

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 1696
Date to: Exactly AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 20.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 21st October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37981

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Cruciform shields.
Reverse inscription: MAG/BR.FRA/ET HIB/REX 16 96
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Fordington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017

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