HESH-80C415: POst Medieval: Sixpence of William III - love token

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-80C415

Object type certainty: Certain
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A deliberately cut half sixpence of William III folded into three to form a 'love token'

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 1692
Date to: Circa AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10.3 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service; Object Entry Form: E. 01900

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Laureate crowned bust
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS III [REX
Reverse description: Cross formed of five shields of Britain
Reverse inscription: [...] FRA ET HIB R[..]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
District: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Rhossili

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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