SUSS-829C3B: silver Spanish half real of Philip V of Spain

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-829C3B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post medieval very worn  silver Spanish half real of Philip V of Spain c. (AD 1700-1724)

Minted at Lima in Peru.

Obverse : Crowned arms of Spain.

Reverse: off struck monogrammed cross.

Measurements: 13.61mm diameter, 1.11mm thick and weighs 1gram.

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 1724

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.11 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 13.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Wednesday 30th September 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: half real
Ruler/issuer: Phillip V of Spain
Mint or issue place: Uncertain
Obverse description: Crowned arms of Spain.
Reverse description: Appears off struck to the right showing bottom part of a cross.
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Patching (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0808
Four figure Latitude: 50.86143362
Four figure longitude: -0.4668154
1:25K map: TQ0808
1:10K map: TQ00NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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