NLM-3BD248: Post-Medieval Coin: Irish Halfpenny of George III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-3BD248

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Milled Irish halfpenny of George III (1760-1820), dated 1769.

Obverse description: Bust laureate right

Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III . REX

Reverse description: Crowned harp left.

Reverse inscription: HIBERNIA 17 69

Diameter: 27.4mm, Weight: 7.45gms, 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: Exactly AD 1769
Date to: Exactly AD 1769

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.45 g
Diameter: 27.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 9th February 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35594

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: Irish: coin of George III, copper
Obverse description: Bust laureate right
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS III . REX
Reverse description: Crowned harp left.
Reverse inscription: HIBERNIA 17 69
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Scawby

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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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