NLM-483056: Post-Medieval Coin: Halfpenny of George II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-483056

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Halfpenny of George II (1727-1760), issue of 1746-1754.

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed left.

Obverse inscription: [---] II [--]

Reverse description: Britannia seated left; date in exergue.

Reverse inscription: BR[ITANN]IA

Diameter: 28.2mm, Weight: 8.76gms, 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 1746
Date to: Exactly AD 1754

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.76 g
Diameter: 28.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37539

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George II of Great Britain
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Modern
Type: Halfpenny: George II (S 3717 - 3719)
Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed left.
Obverse inscription: [---] II [--]
Reverse description: Britannia seated left; date in exergue.
Reverse inscription: BR[ITANN]IA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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

No references cited so far.

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