PUBLIC-42F8E9: PUBLIC-42F8E9

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-42F8E9

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A blank silver disc, likely originally a silver Sixpence of Charles II to William III (AD 1660-1702). The coin has been intentionally worn smooth and bent, as was customary for re-use as a 'love token' during the early 18th century. There is a stylised bird impressed on one side, the other side is blank.

Diameter: 20.5mm, Thickness: 0.60mm, Weight: 1.75g.

Evidence of reuse: Stamped

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.75 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Wendy Thompson
Identified by: Mrs Wendy Thompson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8852
Four figure Latitude: 51.23620482
Four figure longitude: 0.6916705
1:25K map: TQ8852
1:10K map: TQ85SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting on private farmland
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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