BERK-48C4AD: Post Medieval coin: silver shilling of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-48C4AD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-Medieval silver shilling of William III (1694-1702), minted at London and dated 1697 on coin.

Obverse: GVLIELMVS.III.DEI.GRA.; Laureate and draped bust facing right.

Reverse: 97.MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16; Four shields within which are a harp, one lion rampant, three lions passant and three fleurs-de-lis, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape.

The coin is 21mm in diameter, and weighs 2.92g.

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 1697
Date to: Exactly AD 1697

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.92 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th March 2019 - Saturday 16th March 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 0042

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Shilling
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Shilling: William III (S 3497 - 3519)
Obverse description: Laureate and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS.III.DEI.GRA.
Reverse description: Four shields within which are a harp, one lion rampant, three lions passant and three fleurs-de-lis, all around a central circle with the lion of Nassau within, creating a cruciform shape
Reverse inscription: 97.MAG.BR.FRA.ET.HIB.REX.16
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: North Walsham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2631
Four figure Latitude: 52.82910053
Four figure longitude: 1.35333128
1:25K map: TG2631
1:10K map: TG23SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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