George II halfpenny with grooves

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Issued by: George II
Denomination: Half Penny
Mint: London
Period: Post-Medieval
Date found: 01/05/2022
Location: Isle of Wight


This George II halfpenny with grooves filed around the edge has been designated a Find of Note of Regional Importance. It is unlikely to be a love token and the PAS record suggests it might have been done out of boredom; it was found on the Isle of Wight, so possibly (only joking).