CORN-F6E1C3: Post-medieval coin: Forty reis piece of Peter II of Portugal (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-F6E1C3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval silver Portuguese forty reis piece of Peter II (1683-1706) of Portugal, dating to 1683-1706. Mint uncertain.

It measures 16.9 mm in diameter, 0.8 mm in thickness, and weighs 1.49 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1683
Date to: Exactly AD 1706

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.49 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd July 2008

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference 4730

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Peter II of Portugal
Type: silver coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crown over XXXX
Obverse inscription: PETRVS . II . D. G. R[EX P]ORTVG.
Reverse description: Double-lined cross with 'P' in each angle
Reverse inscription: IN HO[C] SIGNO VINCES, quatrefoil stops
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marazion (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5230
Four figure Latitude: 50.118155
Four figure longitude: -5.470573
1:25K map: SW5230
1:10K map: SW50NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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