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WILT-B092F3: Early Post Medieval coin : Spanish two maravedi of Carlos and Joanna (Caston and Cayon type 9)

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-B092F3

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Early Post Medieval Spanish copper alloy two maravedi piece of Carlos and Joanna, c.25-26mm in diameter and weighing 2.81g. It is corroded. Date: 1506-16 Mint: Mexico or Cuba (San Domingo) Reference: C Caston and J R Cayon, 1983, Las Monedas Españolas desde los Reyes Visigodos año 406 a Juan Carlos I, Madrid, Type 9.

Notes:

One of five similar Spanish coins, all two maravedi pieces of two slightly different types of Carlos and Joanna who ruled Spain during the minority of her son Carlos I (Emperor Charles V). All the coins probably minted in Mexico or Cuba (San Domingo) between 1506-16 during minority of Emperor Charles V.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1506
Date to: AD 1516

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Crowned Pillars of Hercules, S to left, I to right
Obverse inscription: +KA[
Reverse description: Ornate V, ? to left, triangle to right

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: Kington St. Michael (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8977
Four figure Latitude: 51.491836
Four figure longitude: -2.159831
1:25K map: ST8977
1:10K map: ST87NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Castan, C. and Cayan, J.R. 1983 Las Monedas Espa Madrid Type 9

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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