CORN-F867C8: Post-medieval coin: Four marevedis of Charles III of Spain (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-F867C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval copper-alloy four marevedis of Charles III of Spain (1759-1788), dating to 1772-1782 (1772 or 1782). Mint of Segovia. Calico et al. 1982, 345; tipo 166

Dimensions: diameter: 24.3 mm; thickness: 0.8 mm weight: 3.49 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 1772
Date to: Exactly AD 1782

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 3.49 g
Diameter: 24.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd March 1996

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference 206

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 4 maravedis
Ruler/issuer: Charles III of Spain
Type: Spain: copper 4 maravedis of Charles III (Clemente and Cayon 10984-11002)
Obverse description: Bust with ponytail facing right; aqueduct to left, 4 to right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS . III . D G [HISP REX]
Reverse description: Lis-tipped cross with castles in opposing angles and lion rampant in opposing angles; three lis in central cartouche; all within wreath
Reverse inscription: None
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: SW5129
Four figure Latitude: 50.108759
Four figure longitude: -5.483883
1:25K map: SW5129
1:10K map: SW59NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Calico, F., Calico, X. and Trigo, J. 1982 Monedas espanolas desde Felipe II a Isabel II, Anos: 1556 a 1868 Barcelona Gabinete Numismatico Calico 345 166

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Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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