WMID-AA2691:

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-AA2691

Object type certainty: Certain
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A milled copper alloy Irish halfpenny of George III (1760-1820), "London Coinage" dated to 1766. As Spink 6612. Coin is bent almost folded and very worn.

Notes:

Similar examples can be found under references SUR-00AB43 and SUSS-14FBF7.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1766
Date to: Circa AD 1766

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.4 g
Diameter: 26.63 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: London
Type: Irish: halfpenny of George III, copper (S 6612-6614; 6621)
Obverse description: There is a faint outline of the back of a Laureate bust, right, with short hair and ribbons hanging at the back of the neck.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Very faint Crowned Harp of Ireland.
Reverse inscription: Almost illegible but date of 1766 can just be seen at the bottom of the Harp.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Crowle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9357
Four figure Latitude: 52.21117336
Four figure longitude: -2.10386383
1:25K map: SO9357
1:10K map: SO95NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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