Unique ID: SOM-13DD16

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy penny of George III, probably third or fourth issue coinage, 1760-1816. Two pennies cut or ground down and then the two sides joined together to make a coin with a double obverse.

Diameter: 29.86mm, Weight: 10.96g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MODERN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1760
Date to: Circa AD 1816

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 10.96 g
Diameter: 29.86 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wells finds day 21-07-10

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [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: Penny [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: English coins Modern 1660 - 1820 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: Penny (copper): George III (S 3777, 3780) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bust right, draped - small head
Obverse inscription: GEORGIUS III DEI GRA REX
Reverse description: Bust right, draped - small head
Reverse inscription: As above
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Somerset
District: Sedgemoor
To be known as: Weare

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Thursday 29th July 2010
Updated: Wednesday 4th August 2010

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