SF-994541: Group of farthings, George III and IV

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-994541

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

A worn copper-alloy farthing of George III, dated on the coin to 1807 AD. As Spink no. 3782. This coin is one of a small group of four farthings all buried in the ground together, see: SF-9996ED, SF-999E58, and 99AD3C

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 1807
Date to: Circa AD 1807

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.33 g
Diameter: 21.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing: George III (S 3775, 3779, 3782)
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIUS III D G REX 1807
Reverse description: Britannia seated left
Reverse inscription: BRITANNIA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Acton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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