George III Quarter-Guinea (Forgery)
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden DORSET Fri May 19, 2006
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1346 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Copper alloy (gold plated) 14.85 1762

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Description: Contemporary gold-plated base metal forgery of George III quarter-guinea of 1762. Gold plating flaking off.
Keywords: George III Quarter-Guinea (Forgery)
State: United Kingdom Reign/Issue Authority: George III
Denomination: Quarter-guinea Classification: Contemporary forgery
Mint: Moneyer:
Issue Date: 1762 Metal: Copper alloy (gold plated)
Weight (grams): 1.0 Diameter (mm): 14.85
Obverse Description: Laureate head right. Obverse Legend: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse Description: Crowned shield of arms. Reverse Legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E: 1762 divided by crown.
References: Cf. Spink 3741 Comments: Diagonal milling
Findspot: Cerne Valley County: DORSET
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: CZ7 Fisher Validated By: Rod Blunt


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