KENT-A985B7: 8 Maravedis resellado

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Unique ID: KENT-A985B7

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A worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy eight resellado maravedis 'cob' coin probably of Philip IV (AD 1621-1665) or Charles II of Spain (1665-1700). The coin is a crude sub-rectangular shape. The obverse and reverse are very worn. Mintmark: circle over M. Probably mint of Mexico city. Uncertain Assayer. The coin's weight indicated it is a reweighed or 'resellado' coin though no countermark is visible

Measurements: 20.20mm in diameter, 2.39mm thick and weight: 4.84g

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 1621
Date to: Circa AD 1705

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.39 mm
Weight: 4.84 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 8 maravedis resellado
Ruler/issuer: Phillip IV of Spain
Type: Spain: copper 6 maravedis resellado of Phillip IV (Clemente and Cayon 5266-5274)
Obverse description: A rampant lion facing left within a shield with a crown above. The date 1623 is to the left of the shield in a vertical position.
Reverse description: A castle within a shield, with VIII to the right of the shield in a vertical position.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Lewisham (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Evelyn (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3778
Four figure Latitude: 51.48436664
Four figure longitude: -0.02833635
1:25K map: TQ3778
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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