LON-037D91: A Post Medieval copper coin: grano of Charles II, King of Spain, as king of Sicily (AD1665-1700).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-037D91

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A Post Medieval copper: coin: grano of Charles II, King of Spain, as king of Sicily (AD1665-1700). Obverse: Eagle with spread wings Obverse inscription: Illegible Reverse: VT COMMO DIV Reverse inscription: [---] I A [---] Die axis measurement: 12.00 Dimensions: diameter: 17.83mm; weight: 1.78g. Identification by Dr Barrie Cook, Curator of Medieval and Early Modern Coinage, Department of Coins and Medals. The British Museum

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1665
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.78 g
Diameter: 17.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Dr Barrie Cook

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: A Post Medieval copper: coin: grano of Charles II, King of Spain, as king of Sicily (AD1665-1700). Eagle with spread wings
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: [---]VT COMMO DIV[---]
Reverse inscription: [---] I A [---]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3380
Four figure Latitude: 51.503293
Four figure longitude: -0.085156
1:25K map: TQ3380
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the Thames foreshore.
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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