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    • Denomination:Sovereign (or unite, laurel or pound)

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Record ID: CAM-55AAF7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold sovereign of George III, AD 1760-1820. Minted in AD 1817. This coin is part of the coinage referred to as the last or new coinage that was minted between AD 1816-1820. The obverse shows a laureate head right. Obverse legend reads: GEORGIUS III D:G:BRITANNIAR:REX F:D: The exergue reads: 1817. The reverse shows St George mounted on a rearing horse right, spearing a dragon beneath. Reverse legend reads HONI . SOIT . QUI . MAL . Y . PENSE. The reverse legend translated from Latin is: Evil to him who evil thinks, which is the motto of the Order of the Garter. Die axis is 6 o…
Created on: Friday 5th November 2021
Last updated: Tuesday 9th November 2021
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Record ID: DEV-7A4D0D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval gold sovereign of Henry VIII (1509-1547), dating to AD1544-1547. Third coinage, lis initial mark. As North (1991: 110) no. 1824 with birds on pillars of throne and trefoil stops. Minted at London. Measurements: 31.68mm diameter, 0.95mm thickness, weight 6.11g
Created on: Thursday 27th February 2020
Last updated: Wednesday 4th March 2020
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Axminster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-4E930B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold hammered post-medieval sovereign of Edward VI, minted in the name of Henry VIII, dating to AD 1547-1551. Rose initial mark. Obverse of forward-facing enthroned king with sceptre: HENRIC 8 DEI GRA ANG FRA ET HIB REX. Reverse of crowned shield with lion and dragon supporters: IHS AVTEM TRANSIENS PER MEDIVM ILLOR IBAT. The coin is 29.70mm in diameter and 0.65mm in thickness.
Created on: Sunday 8th September 2019
Last updated: Sunday 8th September 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-F21A10
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Counterfeit of a third period sovereign of Edward VI dating to 1551-3AD, initial mark looks like a y. EDWARD [VI] D G AGL FRA Z [hIN REX] is the ob legend and IhS AVTEm TRANSIENS PER mEDIVm ILLORVM IBAT is the rev legend. Diameter is 26 mm, it weighs 7.9g.
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd May 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2D5362
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A post-medieval gold sovereign of George III (1760-1820). Last coinage, legend type B (Spink 3785C), dated 1820 (on coin). Mint of London. Spink (2008, 402). It measures 22.05 mm in diameter and weighs 7.85 g
Created on: Friday 12th September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: GLO-0F8FE4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver penny of Henry VIII Type sovereign Date: 1526-1544 Length 11mm, width 7mm, weight 0.21 Obverse: king seated on throne facing forward Obverse inscription: H D G ROSA SINE SPINA Reverse: shield with the royal coat of arms divided by a long cross, mitre above shield Reverse inscription: CIVI[...] Mint: Durham Condition: fine
Created on: Friday 3rd September 2010
Last updated: Friday 3rd September 2010
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Record ID: LVPL-0516A2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Halton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver sixpence of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) dating to 1561, 2nd issue, North no. 1997.
Created on: Tuesday 6th May 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LON-36F447
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy round Unite coin weight of Charles I (AD1633-1649). Dimensions: diameter: 18.54mm; thickness: 4.12mm; weight: 8.38g. Obverse: Crowned bust left Obverse inscription: CAROLVS REX Reverse: XX Crown above S below Die axis measurement: 12.00
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bermondsey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-753497
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval coin; contemporary copy of a George IV sovereign. Copper alloy core with gold wash. Diameter 2.26mm, weight 3.18.
Created on: Sunday 13th May 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashover', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-14E99
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Created on: Monday 19th March 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMS-14F4A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Created on: Monday 19th March 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMS-14F81
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Created on: Monday 19th March 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMS-15026
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Created on: Monday 19th March 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: WILT-5D23D7
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
James I unite coin wieght of copper alloy 3.5mm thick, measuring 18mm in length and weighing 9.25g. It is rather worn and the details are indistinct. Date: 1632+ Ref: Withers, probably 788
Created on: Monday 30th October 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: ESS-A2C625
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Half of a gold laurel (sovereign) coin of James I, third coinage, AD 1619-1625. Obverse: illegible (but would have been a laureated bust in armour left, with XX behind. Inscription reads [IACOBUS D G MAG BRIT] FRA ET HIB [REX]. Reverse: Long cross fleury over crowned square shield. Inscription reads FACI[AM EOS IN GENTEM UNAM]. It measures 14.54mm in diameter and weighs 2.10g. North, J. J. 1991. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 2: Edward I to Charles II 1272-1662, page 147, ref. 2111-2115.
Created on: Wednesday 27th September 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NLM-E4F141
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy square coin weight of a Unite (22s). On one face is a crowned half-length bust of James I facing right with sceptre over right shoulder and orb in left hand. Around the edge of the bust is the legend ‘IR: BRIT’. On the other face is a Crown with XXII below it. Near the crown, in the left corner is a crowned I for James I stamped. The length of the weight is 18.0mm, the width is 17.3mm, the current weight is 9.68g though the original weight would have been 10.03g.
Created on: Thursday 13th October 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT3466
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
No description given.
Created on: Wednesday 20th June 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'KENT WOODNESBOROUGH', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW152
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Victorian, gold half sovereign, possibly dated 1859. Very curious surfaces suggesting the coin is a possible counterfeit. Weight 3.9 grams.
Created on: Friday 24th September 1999
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Peterston-super-Ely, The Vale of Glamorgan', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT1608
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Created on: Monday 12th July 1999
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'KENT ASH CUM RIDLEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL185
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wirral
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Victoria sovereign
Created on: Monday 20th July 1998
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'MERSEYSIDE WALLASEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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