IOW-A875F3: IOW-A875F3 Post-Medieval Coin: 1-Real of Philip III or Philip IV of Spain (possibly)

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Unique ID: IOW-A875F3

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

A post-Medieval Spanish copper-alloy maravedis, possibly of Philip III (1598-1621 AD) - Philip IV (1621-1665 AD). Not further defined.
The copper-alloy coins of these two kings are often squarish in shape.

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
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Exactly AD 1598
Date to: Exactly AD 1665

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.38 mm
Width: 20.94 mm
Weight: 3.84 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th April 2012

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: IOW2012-4-191

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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