LEIC-B9C945: Portuguese Vintem

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B9C945

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A Post-Medieval silver Portugeuese Vintém (20 reais) of João III (1521-1557), dating to AD 1521 - 1555. Obverse: Crowned Y with L and R either side, annulets above L and R. Reverse: Crowned shield of Portugal. Mint of Lisbon.
Diameter: 19 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Die Axis: 9

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 1521
Date to: Circa AD 1555

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 19 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0615

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Real or vintém
Ruler/issuer: John III of Portugal
Type: silver coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crowned Y with L and R either side, above annulet
Obverse inscription: IOANES 3 R PORTVGALI
Reverse description: Crowned shield of Portugal, annulet either side
Reverse inscription: IOANES : 3 : R : PORTVGALI
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Wootton Wawen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1364
Four figure Latitude: 52.27400056
Four figure longitude: -1.81089599
1:25K map: SP1364
1:10K map: SP16SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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