NLM-3AA9F4: Farthing of George III from Middle Rasen

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-3AA9F4

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Apparently with milled edges. Possibly farthing of George I (cf. Spink 2004, no. 3661, which is an issue of 1717). Circumferential inscription illegible.

Obverse description: Bust right.

Reverse description: Figure seated left, perhaps Britannia extending branch.

Diameter: 21.19mm, Weight: 3.66gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Farthing of George I

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1717
Date to: Circa AD 1717

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.66 g
Diameter: 21.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM14524

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Obverse description: : Bust right
Reverse description: Figure seated left, perhaps Britannia extending branch
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Middle Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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