WAW-17D846: Post Medieval coin weight (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN WEIGHT

Unique ID: WAW-17D846

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval cast copper alloy coin weight of a Portuguese moidor. The obverse has 'MOID[OR]' across the centre and a design above. The reverse has a cross with leaves in each quarter. The coin weight weighs 9.1g and measures 19.98mm diameter and is 4.37mm thick.

The coin weight is for a Portuguese moidor dating to c. 1720 and 1740 (Withers P. & B.R. Lions, Ships and Angels Galata Print. Powys p. 45).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1720
Date to: Circa AD 1740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.37 mm
Weight: 9.1 g
Diameter: 19.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2012 - Tuesday 25th September 2012

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Blaby (District)
Parish or ward: Aston Flamville (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4591
Four figure Latitude: 52.515036
Four figure longitude: -1.338315
1:25K map: SP4591
1:10K map: SP49SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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