NLM-C8D6A8: Post-Medieval Coin: Sixpence of William and Mary, folded as a keepsake

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C8D6A8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Milled sixpence, probably of William and Mary (1689-1695), otherwise of William III (1694-1702); folded twice to S-profile as a keepsake. Probably issue of 1693-1694

Obverse description: probably conjoined busts right.

Obverse inscription: [--]VLIEL[--]

Reverse description: Cruciform shields.

Diameter: 20.4mm, Weight: 2.31gms, die axis: possibly 6

Class: Keepsake

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 1693
Date to: Exactly AD 1694

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.31 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39834

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William and Mary (S 3438)
Obverse description: probably conjoined busts right
Obverse inscription: [--]VLIEL[--]
Reverse description: Cruciform shields.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: Kirk Smeaton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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