NARC-6D9960: NARC-6D9960 : Crown : George III

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-6D9960

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Crown of George III (1760-1820). Reverse depicts St George on horseback, spearing a dragon below. London mint. AD 1820.

Diameter: 37.92mm, Thickness: 2.65mm, Weight: 28.3g

Spink No 3787.

Edge inscription: DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI LX.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1820

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.65 mm
Weight: 28.3 g
Diameter: 37.92 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Crown (silver)
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Crown: George III (S 3787)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIUS III D: G: BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: 1820
Reverse description: St George on horseback, spearing a dragon below
Reverse inscription: HONI . SOIT . QUI . MAL .Y . PENSE
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: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Godshill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ5278
Four figure Latitude: 50.59941452
Four figure longitude: -1.26662479
1:25K map: SZ5278
1:10K map: SZ58NW
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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Spink and Son Ltd 2002 Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 37th edition London Spink and Son Ltd 3787

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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