FAKL-80ADA2: Post Medieval coin, William III sixpence

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-80ADA2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval coin, silver sixpence of William III (AD1694-1702) dated to 1696?.Obverse: Laureate, draped bust, right. 'GVLIELMVS. III. DEI. GRA', E below bust for Exeter mint. Reverse: four heraldic shields arranged to form a cross, '.MAG/ BR FRA/ ET HIB/ REX 16/96'. Diameter 21.8mm, Mass 2.80g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1696
Date to: Circa AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Birm 817

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: Exeter
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: William III (S 3520 - 3548)
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust, right. . Reverse:,
Obverse inscription: 'GVLIELMVS. III. DEI. GRA', E below bust
Reverse description: Four heraldic shields arranged to form a cross
Reverse inscription: '.MAG/ BR FRA/ ET HIB/ REX 16/96'
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sheriffhales (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7611
Four figure Latitude: 52.69614223
Four figure longitude: -2.35655875
1:25K map: SJ7611
1:10K map: SJ71SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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