COIN

Unique ID: IOW-A875F3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A post-Medieval Spanish copper-alloy maravedis, possibly of Philip III (1598-1621 AD) - Philip IV (1621-1665 AD). Not further defined.
The copper-alloy coins of these two kings are often squarish in shape.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1598
Date to: Exactly AD 1665

Dimensions and weight

Length: 24.38 mm
Width: 20.94 mm
Weight: 3.84 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th April 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-4-191

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: Non-English coin 1489 onwards [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [ scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of IOW-A875F3 Post-Medieval Coin: 1-Real of Philip III or Philip IV of Spain (possibly)

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Sunday 15th April 2012
Updated: Monday 16th April 2012

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