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Unique ID: LEIC-F60D85

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A Post-Mediveal copper alloy Evasion Halfpenny of George III (AD 1760-1820), dating to c.AD 1782 - 1799. The obverse depicts a laureate bust facing right, the surrounding legend reads QUINUS [SE]XTUS. The reverse is worn but a crowned harp is visible in the centre, no legend is visible. 
Diameter: 27 mm
Weight: 5 g


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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1782
Date to: Circa AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5 g
Diameter: 27 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate bust imitating George II facing right
Obverse inscription: QUINTUS [SE]XTUS
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Ulverscroft (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4811
Four figure Latitude: 52.69456207
Four figure longitude: -1.29121544
1:25K map: SK4811
1:10K map: SK41SE
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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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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