Coin: Victorian half penny dated 1853.; Royal Mint, UK; 2017.8.29

Name/Title

Coin: Victorian half penny dated 1853.

About this object

Copper Victorian half penny dated 1853. One of eight copper and bronze coins from the wreck of the sailing ship LASTINGHAM [sunk in 1884], found with other items in a large china teapot recovered by Roger Meecham.

Maker

Royal Mint, UK

Place Made

Great Britain

Medium and Materials

Copper/Metal, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Diameter (mm): 26mm (1/16ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Salvage/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Subject and Association Keywords

Diving/[Sport & Recreation]

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipwreck/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Collection

Roger [Jan] Meecham

Credit Line

Gift of Roger [Jan] Meecham

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2017.8.29

Copyright Licence  

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