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NLM-01B850: Post-Medieval Coin: Farthing of George III

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-01B850

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Farthing of George III (1760-1820), issue of 1806, fourth issue, Birmingham Soho mint.

Obverse description: Small bust laureate right.

Obverse inscription: [GEO]RGIUS III D G R[EX]

Reverse description: Britannia seated left.

Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA]

Diameter: 21.2mm, Weight: 4.16gms, 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 1806
Date to: Exactly AD 1806

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.16 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th January 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM44832

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: George III of the United Kingdom
Mint or issue place: Birmingham
Category: Modern
Type: Farthing: George III (S 3775, 3779, 3782)
Obverse description: Small bust laureate right.
Obverse inscription: [GEO]RGIUS III D G R[EX]
Reverse description: Britannia seated left.
Reverse inscription: [BRITANNIA]
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: 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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