SOM-7B0868: Post-medieval coin: halfpenny of William III

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-7B0868

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Post-medieval halfpenny of William III (AD 1694-1702) dating to AD 1695 - 1702. Britannia reverse type. Mint of London. Spink (2002:343-44) nos. 3554-3555.

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 1695
Date to: Exactly AD 1702

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 7.9 g
Diameter: 28.2 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 018222

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny: William III (S 3554 - 3556)
Obverse description: Laureate bust, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [GVLIELMVS TERTIVS]
Reverse description: Britannia seated left, right hand raised
Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shoscombe CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2002 Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 37th edition London Spink and Son Ltd 343-44 3554-3555

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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