IOW-0892E6: Post-Medieval Coin: 1-Ore of Karl (Charles) XI of Sweden

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Unique ID: IOW-0892E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver 1-Ore of Karl (Charles) XI of Sweden (1660-1697 AD), minted at Reval (Tallinn), Estonia under Swedish administration. Dated 1667 on coin.
Obverse: CAROLVS.D:G.REX.SVE; Lion rampant in crowned shield dividing date 16-67
Reverse: MON.NOV.CIVIT.REVAL; Reval coat of arms (three leopards passant) in crowned shield dividing value, 1-R
Diameter: 17.8mm; Weight: 0.74g.
Ref: World Coins C17th, page 205; ref. KM# 9.1.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1667

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.74 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Sunday 31st December 1995

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-2-341

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
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: Lion rampant in crowned shield dividing date, 16-67
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.D:G.REX.SVE
Reverse description: Reval coat of arms (three leopards passant) in crowned shield dividing value, 1-R
Reverse inscription: MON.NOV.CIVIT.REVAL
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: Thursday 20th October 2011
Updated: Saturday 22nd October 2011

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