WMID-076125: Possible Roman coin: Uncertain

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-076125

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

An incomplete struck / hammered copper alloy, halfpenny of George III (AD 1760 to AD 1820), dating to the period between AD 1770 and AD 1775 as part of the first issue of coinage. Spink 3774

Length: 20.69 mm
Width: 18.56 mm
Thickness: 2.25 mm
Weight: 1.8 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 1770
Date to: Circa AD 1775

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.69 mm
Width: 18.56 mm
Thickness: 2.25 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013 - Friday 31st May 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny: George III (S 3774, 3778, 3781)
Obverse description: unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: standing figure walking left
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Claverley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8095
Four figure Latitude: 52.552472
Four figure longitude: -2.296399
1:25K map: SO8095
1:10K map: SO89NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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