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    • Denomination:Halfpenny
    • Ruler:George II of Great Britain

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Record ID: IOW-7C28BA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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Copper alloy Post-Medieval halfpenny of George II (AD 1727-1760), young bust c.AD 1729-1739 (Spink 3717), London mint. Heavily worn on reverse face. Obverse: Young cuirassed bust, facing left. Inscription: GEORGIVS.II.REX Reverse: Britannia with date underneath, date lost to wear. Inscription: BRITANNIA
Created on: Tuesday 26th April 2022
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-AFE41B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coins. Four milled probably Georgian halfpennies, as deduced from their sizes as no clearly discernible detail remains on either side of any. Probably issues of 1719-1807 from their diameters: of 27.5mm, 227.7mm, 26.9mm and 28mm. Combined Weight: 26.24gms
Created on: Monday 4th April 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 5th April 2022
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Record ID: NLM-0529D3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin fragment. Milled halfpenny of George II (1727-1760), torn raggedly with loss of about one third of flan, issue of 1729-1754. Obverse description: Bust left. Obverse inscription: [--] II [--] Reverse description: Britannia seated left Diameter: 27mm, Weight: 5.69gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 15th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Claxby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-F44C6D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A heavily worn Post Medieval copper alloy coin, a half penny of George II, old bust dating from AD 1740 - 1754. The coin has been rubbed smooth and bent into an S-shape, suggesting it has been used as a love token. On the obverse there is the outline of a bust facing left and on the reverse there is the outline of Britannia also facing left. The coin is mainly illegible, however the regnal number is legible. The die axis is 6 o'clock. The coin has a dark brown patina. Dimensions: diameter: 26.8mm, Thickness: 1.8mm, weight: 7.5g. Spink number 3718 - 3719. There are simila…
Created on: Monday 14th March 2022
Last updated: Friday 1st April 2022
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Record ID: NLM-88E2F3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin. Milled halfpenny of George II (1727-1760), London mint issue of 1729-1754 Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed left. Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS [--] Reverse description: Britannia seated left Reverse inscription: [--]IA Diameter: 28.6mm, Weight: 6.58gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Wednesday 9th March 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 9th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hibaldstow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-7324CD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin fragment. Milled halfpenny, possibly of George II (1727-1760), if so, issue of 1729-1754. Burnt, encrusted and broken. Diameter: 26.7mm, Weight: 3.41gms
Created on: Tuesday 8th March 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 8th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-088EB9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin. Milled halfpenny of George II (1727-1760), probably issue of 1729-1754. Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed left. All other detail lost. Diameter: 27.5mm, Weight: 7.92gms
Created on: Thursday 3rd March 2022
Last updated: Thursday 3rd March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F23185
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin. Milled halfpenny of George II (1727-1760), issue of 1729-1754 Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed left. Reverse description: Britannia left. Diameter: 28.4mm, Weight: 8.00gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Wednesday 2nd March 2022
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-B29EF8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A post-medieval copper-alloy halfpenny, probably of George II (1727-1760). Mint of London. Stamped on one side with four '1's. Obverse description: Illegible Obverse inscription: Illegible Reverse description: Illegible Reverse inscription: Illegible. It measures 28.08 mm in diameter, 1.50 mm in thickness, and weighs 6.86g
Created on: Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Last updated: Monday 8th November 2021
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Record ID: LIN-B28D6B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A post-medieval copper-alloy halfpenny of George II (1727-1760). Mint of London. Stamped on both sides with a circular flower motif. Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing left Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS [II . REX] Reverse description: Britannia seated left - date 1744. Reverse inscription: BR[ITAN-NIA . It measures 28.21 mm in diameter, 1.85 mm in thickness, and weighs 8.45g
Created on: Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Last updated: Monday 8th November 2021
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Record ID: WAW-268FD8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A copper alloy Post Medieval to early Modern halfpenny of George II (AD 1727-1760). Probably old cuirassed bust left (Spink 3719) dating to AD 1746-1754. London mint. Spink (2000: 355). Coin is extremely worn and corroded with traces of iron corrosion adhering.  Overall dimensions: 27.44mm in diameter, 1.88mm in thickness and 7.23g in weight. 
Created on: Monday 17th May 2021
Last updated: Thursday 18th November 2021
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Record ID: NMS-CB65B6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Crude cast copper alloy imitation of a George II halfpenny, a high lead content indicated by the heavy feel in hand, has been damaged, probably by agricultural machinery, poorly cast with a tapering, uneven flan, weight 14.41g (heavily overweight), probably c.1770-1800
Created on: Thursday 25th March 2021
Last updated: Thursday 25th March 2021
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Record ID: NLM-3DFA7D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible coin. Possibly a milled halfpenny, if so, probably Georgian (1714-1820), though the mass is now excessive, and burnt, retaining no discernible detail on either side. Diameter: 28.1mm, Weight: 9.48gms
Created on: Thursday 5th November 2020
Last updated: Thursday 5th November 2020
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-15A49E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin. Milled halfpenny, very worn, dented by use for target practice. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1672-1820 Diameter: 26.7mm, Weight: 6.69gms
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-EDDE9B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post-Mediveal copper-alloy halfpenny of George II (1727 - 1760), dating to c.AD 1726 - 1760. The coin has been modified and has a serrated edge, it is perhaps an unfinished project and meant to be reused as whirligig or buzz disc/wheel. Usually whirligigs have two string holes in the centre and this coin does not. A left facing bust is still visible on the obverse side of the coin, the reverse completely worn. Diameter: 27 mm Weight: 7g Examples of whiligigs include: YORYM-03FDCA and LVPL-2853D0
Created on: Thursday 8th October 2020
Last updated: Thursday 8th October 2020
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Record ID: SWYOR-6402C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn copper alloy coin, a half penny of George II dating from AD 1729 - 1754. Thickness: 1.78 mm Weight: 6.94 g Diameter: 27.58 mm
Created on: Wednesday 26th August 2020
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd November 2020
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Record ID: PUBLIC-F56E7E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A complete copper alloy milled Irish halfpenny of George II (1727-1760) dated 1737. Young head. Obverse description: First laureate head left, legend and toothed border surrounding. Obverse inscription: GEORGIUS. II. REX. Reverse description: Crowned Irish harp of 9 strings, dividing date below. Reverse inscription: H[IBER]NIA.
Created on: Wednesday 15th July 2020
Last updated: Thursday 16th July 2020
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tarring Neville', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-A78636
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete copper alloy halfpenny of George II (AD 1727 - 1760), dated (on coin) AD 1746. Spink (2013: 406, no. 3719). The coin is very well preserved and has a dark brown patina. Obverse: Young laureate and draped bust facing left; GEORGIVS . II . REX . Reverse: Britannia seated facing left, date in exergue; BRITANNIA . // 1743. Diameter: 27.50mm. Thickness: 1.59mm. Weight: 6.82g.
Created on: Wednesday 17th June 2020
Last updated: Tuesday 29th September 2020
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Record ID: NLM-17EF54
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy coin. Probably a Georgian halfpenny, possibly issue of 1717-1754, encrusted and retaining no discernible detail on either side. Diameter: 27.6mm, Weight: 7.87gms
Created on: Monday 10th February 2020
Last updated: Wednesday 12th February 2020
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Belton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-7A34C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval counter stamped half penny of George II dating from AD 1752. The coin has been counter struck on the reverse with SPENCE'S PLAN & LIBERTY. Obverse: GEORGIVS/II REX; Left facing laureate bust Reverse: BRITAN/NIA//1752; Britannia seated facing left, date in exergue. Dimensions: diameter: 27.40mm; weight: 4.88g Reference: Judd A. Condor Society Journal
Created on: Monday 16th December 2019
Last updated: Monday 27th January 2020
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