Rights Holder: Leonard Eeles
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-C9911D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy farthing of George I, AD 1714-1727. Obverse shows laureate bust facing right.( AD 1717-1724). Obverse reads GEORGIVS . REX. Reverse shows Britannia seated facing left,coin date 1727 below this. Coin diameter is 28.1m, thickness is 1.8m, weight 8.1g, and die axis is 6 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1717
Date to: Exactly AD 1724

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 8.1 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: George I of Great Britain
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing: George I (S 3661 - 3662)
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS . REX
Reverse description: Britannia seated facing left, coin date 1727 below this.
Reverse inscription: BRITAN / NIA .
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Weston Colville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6153
Four figure Latitude: 52.15181331
Four figure longitude: 0.3518565
1:25K map: TL6153
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
Discovery circumstances: Searching cultivated land.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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