COIN

Unique ID: DENO-5CA138

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Post Medieval Coin: Heavily worn and bent silver sixpence of uncertain ruler, possibly George III (1760-1820). Re-used as a love token.

Evidence of reuse: bent and worn (possible love token)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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 1780
Date to: Circa AD 1820

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.45 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Wednesday 31st October 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7499

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Milled [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence [ 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]
Type: Sixpence: George III (S 3748 - 3749) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right (probably)
Obverse inscription: [...]III D [...] (probably)
Reverse description: Possible cruciform of shields topped with crowns (although this does not tally with George III identification).
Reverse inscription: [...] BR [...]ET H[...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Post Medieval Coin: Sixpence of George III (Love token)

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Spatial metadata


To be known as: Ashby de la Zouch Area

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Thursday 5th January 2012
Updated: Thursday 5th January 2012

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