NLM-11FF2A: Post-Medieval coin: Penny of George III, modified

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-11FF2A

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

Copper alloy coin. Penny of George III (1760-1820), probably third issue of 1799 from Birmingham mint; flan distorted to approach the form of the 20th-century decimal 50 pence piece; drapery on bust may also be altered. Worn.

Obverse description: Bust draped right.

Reverse description: Britannia seated left with right arm extended.

Diameter: 30mm, Weight: 11.22gms, 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 1799
Date to: Exactly AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.22 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 24th August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47866

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: Birmingham
Category: Modern
Type: Penny: George III (S 3759 - 3761)
Obverse description: Bust draped right
Reverse description: Britannia seated left with right arm extended.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Owston Ferry

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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