WMID-16EE88: Post-medievsal coin: Ore of Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (obverse, reverse)

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Unique ID: WMID-16EE88

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NGR Cast copper alloy, Ore, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (Gustavus II), klippe form, dated 1625. Mass: 24.4g. Length: 29.9mm. Width: 31.1mm.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1625
Date to: AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.9 mm
Width: 31.3 mm
Weight: 24.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Duncan Slarke
Identified by: Dr David Symons
Secondary identifier: Mr Jeremy Rudge

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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: Three crowns interspersed with G-A-R and date: 1625
Reverse description: Crowned crossed arrows and value: 1 OR
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Harlaston CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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