WMID-FFF0A8: Late Post Medieval dix centime coin: Napoleon III (obverse and reverse)

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A Late Post Medieval copper alloy dix centime coin of Napoleon III (AD 1852-1870) dated AD1856.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1856
Date to: Circa AD 1856

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 8.1 g
Diameter: 30.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Miss Victoria Allnatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: bust facing left
Obverse inscription: NAPOLEON III [EMPEREVR] 1856
Reverse description: Eagle with outspread wings
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Waltham St. Lawrence (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8374
Four figure Latitude: 51.45890202
Four figure longitude: -0.80673474
1:25K map: SU8374
1:10K map: SU87SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Updated: 4 months ago

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