LEIC-58649B: George III half-guinea

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-58649B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval gold milled half-guinea of George III (1760 - 1820), dating to AD 1785. Fourth head.
Spink Coins of England & The United Kingdom (2014): no 3734
Diameter: 20.5 mm
Weight: 4.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1785
Date to: Circa AD 1785

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.2 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Personal details

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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 bust facing right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned shield of arms
Reverse inscription: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E 17/85
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Normanton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9405
Four figure Latitude: 52.6346197
Four figure longitude: -0.61245959
1:25K map: SK9405
1:10K map: SK90NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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