YORYM-F567C2: Modern Coin of George IV

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Unique ID: YORYM-F567C2

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

Gold two pounds of George IV.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1824

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 7.9 g
Diameter: 22.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: George IV of the United Kingdom
Category: Modern
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: GEORGIUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
Reverse description: St George on horse back spearing dragon
Reverse inscription: 1824
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: South Cave

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Skingley, P. 2007 Coins of England and the United Kingdom London Spink & Sons Ltd 409

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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