WMID-3154A2: WMID-3154A2: Post Medieval coin: Irish halfpenny of George III

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-3154A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete milled copper alloy halfpenny of George III (AD 1760 - AD 1820), minted in Ireland as part of the 'London Coinage' between AD 1766 and AD 1782. The coin is heavily worn, so it is barely illegible.

Diameter: 27.08 mm
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 7.3 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1766
Date to: Circa AD 1782

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 7.3 g
Diameter: 27.08 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Irish: halfpenny of George III, copper (S 6612-6614; 6621)
Obverse description: Head facing right
Obverse inscription: [ ]IVS III[ ]
Reverse description: Crowned harp
Reverse inscription: HIBERNIA [ ]
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Eccleshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8228
Four figure Latitude: 52.849196
Four figure longitude: -2.26872
1:25K map: SJ8228
1:10K map: SJ82NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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