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    • Material: Gold
    • Denomination: Half guinea (gold)

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Record ID: SUR-9F5C1E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A gold half guinea of George II, dated to 1739. Obverse: young, laureate head of George II, left. Reverse: Crowned, garnished shield with the Hanoverian arms of Great Britain. As Spink 3681A.
Created on: Saturday 12th January 2019
Last updated: Saturday 12th January 2019
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Record ID: SF-6F9784
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A gold Post Medieval Half Guinea of king George III (AD 1760-1820), dated to AD 1788. Obverse: Fifth laureate head right; GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA Reverse: Crowned quartered spade shaped shield of arms; M.B.F.ET.H. REX. F.D.B. ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T ET.E. (the abbreviated Latin reads "Magnae Britanniae Franciae ET Hiberniae Rex Fidei Defensor Brun ET Lunebergen-sis Dux, Sacri Romani Imperii Archi-Thesaurius ET Elector" and translates as "King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, High Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire) Cf…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tattingstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DEV-074A49
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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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.
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-6B0D7F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A gold half-guinea of Charles II dated to AD 1684. Second Bust. Crowned cruciform shields reverse. Mint of London. The coin has a slight double bend, resulting in an S-shape, suggesting it may have been reused as a love token.
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 28th June 2018
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Record ID: NMS-3DA37B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Gold half guinea of William III dating to AD 1695. See: Spink, 1999, p.313, no. 3466. Now flattened, the coin exhibits two opposing grooves indicating that it was bent into an S-shape, possibly for use as a love token.
Created on: Friday 15th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
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Record ID: WMID-19AA29
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A complete gold half guinea of William III (AD 1694 to AD 1702), dating to AD 1695. Minted at the Tower (London). Early harp. Spink, 2001, p 324, no 3466. Diameter: 21.0 mm Thickness: 1.0 mm Weight: 4.0 g
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
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Record ID: DEV-168D70
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Torbay
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A Post-Medieval gold Half-Guinea of George III (AD 1738-1820), dating to AD 1797. Spink no. 3735.
Created on: Monday 14th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 14th August 2017
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Record ID: WREX-78984E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
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Gold half guinea of George II (old head) dated 1759. Obv. has laureate bust of king facing left with the legend GEORGVS II DEI GRATIA.The obv. is slightly worn. Rev. has the crowned shield of arms with the legend a M.B.F.ET.H.REX.F.D.B.ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T.ET.E 1759. See Spink 2013, pg 399 No. 3685. Diameter: 21.46mm; weight: 4.1g
Created on: Thursday 13th July 2017
Last updated: Monday 17th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leeswood', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-C5A013
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Gold coin. Half guinea of George I (1714-1727), dated 1717. Obverse description: Bust laureate right. Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS.D.GM.BR.FR.ET.HIB.REX.F.D. Reverse description: Cruciform shields of Arms with sceptres between them radiating from central sunray disc. Reverse inscription: 17 17.BRVN ET.L.DVX SR.IA.TH ET.EL Diameter: 21.1mm, Weight: 4.09gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 18th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-B04DA9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Ceredigion
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A George III half Guinea with the fourth head dating to 1786AD. GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA is the obverse legend and MB F ET H REX FD B ET L D S R I A T ET E 17/86 is the reverse legend. The diameter is 21mm
Created on: Tuesday 16th May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 30th May 2017
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Record ID: ESS-8D8C2C
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Gold milled half guinea, second bust, of Charles II (1660-85) minted either 1675 or 1676. Spink 3348. Obverse: Second laureate bust right. Reverse: crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles of die axis. Dimensions: weight: 3.98, diameter: 20.07mm, thickness: 0.9mm
Created on: Thursday 20th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 10th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Felmingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-724323
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold half guinea of George III (1760-1820) dated 1801 on coin. Reverse crowned shield in Carter. Seaby 2000, pg.359, no.3736. Date: Post medieval. Diameter: 20.28mm. Weight: 4.20g. Die axis: 12.
Created on: Saturday 12th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 31st January 2018
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Record ID: SUR-5BA6C7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold half guinea of William III, dated 1701. The coin has been bent twice into an S-shape, possibly to serve as a love token.
Created on: Friday 11th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 27th January 2017
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Record ID: NLM-657BD4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold coin. Milled half guinea of George II (1727-1760), dated 1760, as kindly identified by the finder. In two fragments. Obverse description: Bust laureate left. Obverse inscription: GEORGIVS II. DEI.GRATIA Reverse description: Crowned shield of Arms of England, France, Ireland and Hanover. Reverse inscription: 60.M.B.F.ET.h.REX.F.D.S.R.I.A.T.ET.F[-] Diameter: 20.0mm, Weight: 2.31gms, die axis: 6
Created on: Thursday 6th October 2016
Last updated: Friday 7th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scawby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-42F73A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval gold half-guinea of George III (1760-1820), dated 1788 on coin. Spink: 3735. Obverse: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA•; Laureate head right Reverse: •M•B•F•ET•H•REX•F•D•B•ET•L•D•S•R•I•A•T•ET•E•1788; 'Spade' shaped shield Diameter: 20.5mm. Weight: 4.20g. DA=12:12.
Created on: Saturday 12th September 2015
Last updated: Saturday 12th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CAM-F95566
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold half-guinea of George II, AD 1727-1760. Obverse shows old laureate head left. Obverse legend reads GEORGIVS.II.DEI.GRATIA . Reverse shows royal crowned shield. Reverse legend reads 17/59 M.B.F.ET.H.REX.F.D.B.ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T.ET.E. Spink number 3685. Die axis is 6 o'clock. Weight is 4.14g, diameter is c.21.0mm. The reverse legend is an abbreviation of Magnae Britanniae, Franciae ET Hiberniae REX Fidei Defensor Brunsviciensis ET Luneburgen-sis Dux, Sacri Romani Imperii Archi-Thesaurarius ET Elector. This translates to: (obverse) George II, By the Grace of God, (reverse) King …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Last updated: Monday 27th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-67B823
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete post-Medieval gold half-guinea of George II (1727-1760), dated 1752 on coin. Spink: 3685. Obverse: GEORGIVS•II•DEI•GRATIA•; Old laureate head left Reverse: 52 M•B•F•ET•H•REX•F•D•B•ET•L•D•S•RIAT•ET•E•17; Crowned garnished shield with the Hanoverian arms of Great Britain Diameter: 21.0mm. Weight: 4.16g. DA=12:6.
Created on: Wednesday 14th January 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 14th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-4F43B6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Caerphilly
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval gold coin George III (1760-1820) half guinea ('spayed' type) 1791 An incised 'C' to the right of the crown, contemporary with the coin 4.04g, some wear
Created on: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 14th October 2014
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Record ID: WMID-2CCE71
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Walsall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Gold, Post Medieval, Half Guinea of William III (AD 1694 - AD 1702) dating to the year 1695. The obverse shows the laureate head of the king facing right and reads GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA. The reverse shows four shields at the four cardinal points, with an undecorated sceptre in each quarter and a lion rampant (Lion of Nassau?) in the centre. The legend reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1695. Mint: London. Spink No 3466, page 343. Coin has been bent - probably damaged whilst in the plough soil. Diameter: 20 mm Thickness: 0.9 mm Weight: 3.4 g.
Created on: Wednesday 24th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 29th September 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-4545BB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold half-guinea of William III dated to AD 1701. Crowned cruciformed shield reverse. Mint of London. Spink, p.343, no.3468.
Created on: Friday 20th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th June 2014
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