LANCUM-85CF53: Post-medieval coin: sixpence of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-85CF53

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

Sixpence of William III dating from the late 1600s.

Obv: laureate bust right / [GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA]

Rev: cruciform shields / [... MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16]

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 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 184

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA]
Reverse description: cruciform shields
Reverse inscription: [... MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 16]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
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Updated: About one year ago

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