HAMP-CEB701: Post-medieval coin: Halfpenny of George III

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Unique ID: HAMP-CEB701

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded 18th-century copper-alloy post-medieval halfpenny of George III

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1770
Date to: AD 1775

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.25 mm
Width: 26.75 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 5.95 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2102

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Bust laureate draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS . III . REX .
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: BRITAN-NIA // 177?
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
To be known as: Overton CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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