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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-842B2A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval copper alloy coin. The coin is a halfpenny of George I (AD 1714 - 1727). The coin is very worn; it is probably a second issue halfpenny dating from AD 1719 to 1724; see Spink (2011) number 3660 for similar examples.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1719
Date to: Exactly AD 1724

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.82 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th April 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Danielle Wootton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George I of Great Britain
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny: George I (S 3659 - 3660)
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [GEORGIVS REX]
Reverse description: [Britannia seated right]
Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Poltimore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9696
Four figure Latitude: 50.75425023
Four figure longitude: -3.47570365
1:25K map: SX9696
1:10K map: SX96SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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