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NLM-40A856: Post-Medieval coin: farthing of George III

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM-40A856

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

Copper alloy probable coin. Disc, from the size probably a worn farthing of George III (1760-1820), and if so, probably the fourth issue, from Birmingham mint, of 1806. No discernible detail remains on either side.

Diameter: 20.2mm, Weight: 1.95gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1806
Date to: Exactly AD 1806

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.95 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 26th July 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47770

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: Birmingham
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing: George III (S 3775, 3779, 3782)
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Epworth

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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