DEV-38F9E9: Post medieval coin: guinea of William III

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Unique ID: DEV-38F9E9

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A post medieval gold guinea of William III (AD 1694 - AD 1702) dating to AD 1695.

As Spink 3460. Minted at London.

Measurements: 25.1mm diameter, 1.2mm thickness, weight 7.83g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1695
Date to: Exactly AD 1695

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 7.83 g
Diameter: 25.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 - Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018541

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: William III of England
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Guinea: William III (S 3458 - 3465)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GVLIELMVS . III . DEI . GRA.
Reverse description: Four crowned shields arranged in a cross with lion of Nassau in centre
Reverse inscription: 95 . 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

County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Halberton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0213
Four figure Latitude: 50.90812276
Four figure longitude: -3.39522351
1:25K map: ST0213
1:10K map: ST01SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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