DENO-5CA138: Post Medieval Coin: Sixpence of George III (Love token)

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-5CA138

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

Post Medieval Coin: Heavily worn and bent silver sixpence of uncertain ruler, possibly George III (1760-1820). Re-used as a love token.

Evidence of reuse: bent and worn (possible love token)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1780
Date to: Circa AD 1820
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 2.45 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Wednesday 31st October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7499

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sixpence
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Category: Modern
Type: Sixpence: George III (S 3748 - 3749)
Obverse description: Laureate, draped bust right (probably)
Obverse inscription: [...]III D [...] (probably)
Reverse description: Possible cruciform of shields topped with crowns (although this does not tally with George III identification).
Reverse inscription: [...] BR [...]ET H[...]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


To be known as: Ashby de la Zouch Area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DENO
Created: Thursday 5th January 2012
Updated: Thursday 5th January 2012

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