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Unique ID: DYFED-C22824

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

William III sixpence, dating to 1697. The obverse shows the bust of William III facing East and features the legend 'GVLIELMVS. III. DEI.GRA'. There is also a 'B' beneath the bust signifying it was Bristol Mint. The Reverse depicts 4 shields each one at North, East, South and West, and each have a crown above them. One shield and a harp within it, one has 3 lions, one has a single lion and the final has 3 fleur de lis. In the centre of the reverse is a single lion surrounded by pellets and then a border. The reverse features the legend of '1697. MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX'. The coin is whole but is very worn and almost flat, there is also a small crack which is visible on the reverse. The coin weighs 2.6g and has a diameter of 21mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kidwelly

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DYFED
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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