IOW-4CED25: Post-Medieval Coin: Fourpence of George I

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-4CED25

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and pierced post-Medieval silver fourpence of George I (1714-1727) minted at London and dated 1727 on coin. Spink: 3654.

Obverse: GEORGIVS·DEI·GRA·; Bust right

Reverse: ·MAG·BRI·FR·ET·HIB·REX·; 4 with crown above

Diameter: 18.6mm. Weight: 1.93g. DA=12:6.

The coin has been pierced at 12 o' clock on the obverse. It has a diameter of 1.5mm.

Evidence of reuse: The coin has been pierced at 12 o’ clock on the obverse

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1727
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th July 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2014-2-340

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Fourpence
Ruler/issuer: George I of Great Britain
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Fourpence: George I (S 3654)
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS•DEI•GRA•
Reverse description: 4 with crown above
Reverse inscription: •MAG•BRI•FR•ET•HIB•REX•
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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