PUBLIC-0E7A18: A complete Victorian silver florin (Gothic type) dated 1869.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-0E7A18

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A complete Victorian silver florin (Gothic type) dated 1869. Milled edge. 3 below bust (die number 3). Inscriptions are in Gothic script. Obverse description: Crowned young bust left. Obverse inscription: VICTORIA D:G:BRIT:REG:F:D:MDCCCLXIXReverse description: Crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles. Reverse inscription: ONE FLORIN. ONE TENTH OF A POUND.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1869
Date to: Circa AD 1869

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.62 mm
Weight: 10.9 g
Diameter: 29.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th August 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Victoria of the United Kingdom
Obverse description: Crowned young bust left
Reverse description: Crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles
Reverse inscription: ONE FLORIN ONE TENTH OF A POUND
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Beddingham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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