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Unique ID: DOR-4C9C61

Object type certainty: Certain
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Third guinea of George III. Dated 1800. The coin has been slightly bent to give a shallow S profile as silver "love token" coins often are.

Class: Third guinea

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 16.92 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020090

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coins Modern 1660 - 1820 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: First head, laureate, right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Arched crown
Reverse inscription: MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX 1800
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of 4C9C61. Modern coin: third guinea of George III

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Dorset
District: North Dorset
Parish: Charlton Marshall

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8904
Four figure Latitude: 50.835424 Four figure longitude: -2.157575
1:25K map: ST8904
1:10K map: ST80SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 15th April 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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