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WILT-4C5765: WILT-4C5765

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-4C5765

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Post-Medieval silver real of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon and Charles V (Charles I of Spain), (AD 1516-1555), dated AD 1520. Minted at Zaragoza. 

The coin is slightly bent across the centre so may have served as a love token.

Notes:

This is the first real of Joanna and Charles from the Zaragoza mint recorded by the PAS.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

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 1520
Date to: Circa AD 1520

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 27.2 mm

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5915

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Joanna and Charles of Spain
Type: Spain: Silver real of and in the name of Joanna and Charles (Clemente and Cayon 3033-3067)
Obverse description: Crowned shield. C to left A to right
Obverse inscription: IOANA + ET KAROLVS +  DEI GRATIA + RS ++ (quatrefoil stops)
Reverse description: A ten sided shield divided into quarters, crowned bust left in each; L S either side
Reverse inscription: TROPHEA + REGNVM + ARAGONVM + 1520
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Staverton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8660
Four figure Latitude: 51.33891317
Four figure longitude: -2.20236479
1:25K map: ST8660
1:10K map: ST86SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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