IOW-669981: Post-Medieval Coin: 4 Sol of Louis XIV of France

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-669981

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver 4 sols of Louis XIV. Minted at Rennes, 1691-1700. Krause & Mishler 2003 (17th century, 3rd edition). p. 218).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: AD 1691
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th June 2009

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2009-1-410

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right
Obverse inscription: LVD. XIIII. D. G. FR. ET. NAV. REX. [ ]
Reverse description: Crowned double 'L' monogram, with three fleurs-de-lis
Reverse inscription: DOMINE. SALVVM. FAC. REGEM. 9 (mintmark)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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