CORN-BBC71D: sixpence of William III (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-BBC71D

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

A silver sixpence of William III (1694-1702), first bust, large crowns and early harp on the reverse, dated to 1696 on the reverse, Spink 3520.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1696
Date to: Exactly AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.72 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd June 2018 - Sunday 3rd June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
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: first draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [GVL]IELMVS III DEI GRA
Reverse description: crowned cruciform shields with large crowns and early harp
Reverse inscription: MAG BR FRA ET HIB [REX] 1696
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Grade-Ruan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7216
Four figure Latitude: 50.00045917
Four figure longitude: -5.18293823
1:25K map: SW7216
1:10K map: SW76NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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