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Unique ID: HAMP-6F343C

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A post medieval silver (colonial) 2 Reales coin of Fernando VI of Spain, dated 1754. Obverse: Crowned shield flanked by value, FRD•VI•D•G•HISP•ET IND•R (Fernando 6th by the grace of God King of Spain and the Indies). Reverse: Crowned hemispheres flanked by pillars, VTRA QUE VNUM (both as one). The date has an upside-down letter 5. Minted in Mexico.


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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1754
Date to: Circa AD 1754

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 6.7 g
Diameter: 26 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 2 reales
Ruler/issuer: Ferdinand VI of Spain
Type: Spain: silver 2 reales of Ferdinand VI (Clemente and Cayon 10367-10475)
Obverse description: Crowned shield.
Obverse inscription: *FRD•VI•D•G•HISP•ET IND•R*
Reverse description: Crowned hemispheres flanked by pillars.
Reverse inscription: VTRA QUE VNUM *Mo*1754*M*
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Bishops Waltham (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5619
Four figure Latitude: 50.96770533
Four figure longitude: -1.2038782
1:25K map: SU5619
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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