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Unique ID: LVPL16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Contemporary copy of George IV half crown


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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1825

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1997

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other
Ruler/issuer: George IV of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Obverse description: Bare head facing right
Reverse description: shield with royal coat of arms

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: West Lancashire (District)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 24 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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