IOW-4CAF35: IOW-4CAF35 Post-Medieval Coin: Portuguese 200 Reis of John IV

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-4CAF35

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A clipped post-Medieval Portuguese 200 Reis of John IV (1640-1656), minted at Oporto.

[ ]S IIII D G REX PORT VGA LIE; Crowned shield, 200 at side.
IN. HOC.SIGNO.VINCES; Voided cross pattée with a P in each angle for Porto (Oporto).

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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: Exactly AD 1640
Date to: Exactly AD 1656

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.89 g
Diameter: 29.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th August 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-2-282

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Crowned shield, 200 at side
Obverse inscription: [ ]S IIII D G REX PORT VGA LIE
Reverse description: Voided cross pattée with a P in each angle for Porto (Oporto)
Reverse inscription: IN. HOC.SIGNO.VINCES
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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