WMID-E0B97B: Post Medieval coin; half penny of William and Mary

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-E0B97B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval tin half penny of William and Mary (AD 1688-94). First busts dating to AD 1689 (Spink 3447). Coin is extremely worn. Spink (2006) page 331.

Diameter: 29.2mm

Weight: 12gm

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 1689

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12 g
Diameter: 29.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Emily Gershman
Identified by: Ms Emily Gershman

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William and Mary
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny (tin): William and Mary (S 3447 - 3449)
Obverse description: Double bust right
Obverse inscription: GVL [...]
Reverse description: [Britannia seated facing left]
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
Parish or ward: Beausale, Haseley, Honiley and Wroxall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2371
Four figure Latitude: 52.33660575
Four figure longitude: -1.66386475
1:25K map: SP2371
1:10K map: SP27SW
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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Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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