HAMP-53B922: Post-medieval coin: 4 sols 2 deniers piece of Louis XIV (of France)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-53B922

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and bent post-medieval silver coin: a late 17th-century French 4 sols 2 deniers piece of Louis XIV, possibly Paris mint (AD 1691; Krause & Mishler 2003, 218; cf. ref. 281.1).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1691

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.95 mm
Width: 17.9 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 18.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985 - Thursday 31st December 1992

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3498

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Type: French: Silver, Louis XIV, not further defined
Obverse description: Bust draped facing right
Obverse inscription: LVD XII[II] D G FR ET [NAV REX] 1691
Reverse description: Crowned double 'L' monogram
Reverse inscription: DOMIN[E] SALVVM [FAC] REG[E]M (A)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Chilcomb (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5029
Four figure Latitude: 51.058171
Four figure longitude: -1.287942
1:25K map: SU5029
1:10K map: SU52NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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