BH-6BD269: Post Medieval coin: gold quarter Moeda with a value of 1000 Reis of John V

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-6BD269

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

A Post Medieval gold quarter Moeda with a value of 1000 Reis of John V (João V) of Portugal (1706-50) dating 1709. Mint of Lisbon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1709
Date to: Exactly AD 1709

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th September 2021 - Monday 13th September 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: gold coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crowned arms of Portugal
Obverse inscription: IOANNES.V.D.G.P.ET.ALG.REX 1000
Reverse description: Short cross pattee with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: IN.HOC.SIGNO.VINCES.1716.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Walkern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2825
Four figure Latitude: 51.90883715
Four figure longitude: -0.14064612
1:25K map: TL2825
1:10K map: TL22NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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