NLM-E963B0: Post-Medieval Coin: Irish Halfpenny of George III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E963B0

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Copper alloy coin. Milled Irish halfpenny of George III (1760-1820); the bust resembles that of the 1806 English halfpenny, but the letter U is rendered V in archaic style.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III REX

Reverse description: Crowned harp.

Reverse inscription: HIBER[NIA]

Diameter: 26.7mm, Weight: 6.69gms, die axis: 6

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 1760
Date to: Circa AD 1820

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.69 g
Diameter: 26.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 7th July 2015

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM29229

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: Halfpenny: George III (S 3774, 3778, 3781)
Obverse description: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III REX
Reverse description: Crowned harp.
Reverse inscription: HIBER[NIA]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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