IOW-8C1D56: Post-Medieval Coin: Swedish Five Ore of Carl XI

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-8C1D56

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver five öre of Carl XI of Sweden, dated 1691 and minted in Stockholm. The coin has been pierced through from the obverse side.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced through from from the obverse side

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1691

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.56 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th January 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Rod Blunt

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2007-1-57

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of post-medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Type: Post medieval coin of the Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway
Obverse description: Crown above interlinked double C monogram, date of 1691 below
Obverse inscription: DOMINVS PROTECTOR MEVS
Reverse description: Three crowns, two above one, 5 O at side of crown, S M below
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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