DEV-074A49: Post-Medieval coin: half-guinea of George II

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Unique ID: DEV-074A49

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A Post-Medieval gold half-guinea of George II (AD 1727-1760), dating to AD 1759. Spink (2011) no. 3685. The coin has been folded, obscuring the reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1561
Date to: Circa AD 1582

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.3 g
Diameter: 20.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017619

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half guinea (gold)
Ruler/issuer: George II of Great Britain
Category: Modern
Type: Half-guinea: George II (S 3681 - 3685)
Obverse description: Bust left
Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned shield
Reverse inscription: [...] 1759 M P F ET H B[...]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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: SX9596
Four figure Latitude: 50.75406999
Four figure longitude: -3.48987488
1:25K map: SX9596
1:10K map: SX96NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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