SOM-3D4DA9: Post-Medieval coin: Shilling of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-3D4DA9

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

Post Medieval Silver shilling of William III (1694-1702) dated to 1697 on the coin, first bust, minted at London. Spink 3497.

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 1697
Date to: Exactly AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.64 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th August 2017 - Thursday 24th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19490

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS . III . DEI . GRA
Reverse description: Crowned royal arms arranged in a cross with the Lion of Nassau in the cnetre
Reverse inscription: MAG / BR. FRA. / ET . HIB / . REX . 16/97 .
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Kingsbury Episcopi CP

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: SOM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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