LVPL-1AC232: post medieval coin: half guinea of George III

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-1AC232

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete gold half guinea of George III (AD 1760-1820) dating to AD 1789. Fifth bust as Spink: 3735. The coin is bent slightly at the side.

Obverse: Laureate head right. Legend:  GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA•
Reverse: Crowned quartered spade shaped shield of arms. Legend: •M•B•F•ET•H•REX•F•D•B•ET•L•D•S•R•I•A•T•ET•E•1789

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 1789

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.12 g
Diameter: 20.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th March 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Half-guinea: George III (S 3731 - 3737)
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA•
Reverse description: Crowned quartered spade shaped shield of arms
Reverse inscription: •M•B•F•ET•H•REX•F•D•B•ET•L•D•S•R•I•A•T•ET•E•1789
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bronington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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