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NLM-1594A7: Post-Medieval coin: Irish halfpenny of George III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1594A7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Irish halfpenny of George III (1760-1820), dated 1769.

Obverse description: bust laureate right, upturned nose.

Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS DEI [---]

Reverse description: crowned harp left.

Reverse inscription: [HIBERNIA] 17 69

Diameter: 27.3mm, Weight: 6.79gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1769
Date to: Exactly AD 1769

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.79 g
Diameter: 27.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 28th September 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM45862

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Irish: halfpenny of George III, copper (S 6612-6614; 6621)
Obverse description: bust laureate right, upturned nose
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS DEI [---]
Reverse description: crowned harp left.
Reverse inscription: [HIBERNIA] 17 69
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Low Burnham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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