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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-734C1E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval copper-alloy Dobler of Philip V of Spain (AD1700-46), local coinage of the kingdom of Majorca. Majorca mint, dating AD1700-46. Most of the legend is missing from this coin.

Obverse: Crowned bust facing left, within an inner circle. Legend: [PHILIP·V·]R[·ARAGO]

Reverse: Cross with a fleur-de-lis in the lower-left quadrant and 'II' in the lower-right. Legend: [MAIORICARVM·REX]

Dimensions: diameter: 14.65mm; weight: 1.50g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1746

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 14.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th November 2018

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: dobler
Ruler/issuer: Phillip V of Spain
Type: Spain: copper dobler of Phillip V (Clemente and Cayon 8019-8028)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing left, within an inner circle.
Obverse inscription: [PHILIP·V·]R[·ARAGO]
Reverse description: Cross with a fleur-de-lis in the lower-left quadrant and 'II' in the lower-right.
Reverse inscription: [MAIORICARVM·REX]
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3480
Four figure Latitude: 51.50305749
Four figure longitude: -0.07075664
1:25K map: TQ3480
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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