IOW-14E016: IOW-14E016 Post-Medieval Coin: 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon and Charles V

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-14E016

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

A clipped post Medieval gold 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon (Joan the Mad) and Charles V (Charles I of Spain), 1516-1555. Minted at Seville.

Obverse: Arms of Castile ('square with a tail' motif to left, [S] to right); [IOANA] ET [KAR] OLVS

Reverse: [HISPANIA] RVM REGES SICIL; Cross pattee within a four-arched tressure; fleur on each cusp; an annulet in each outer angle

Diameter: 21.3mm. Weight: 3.38g. DA=12:12

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: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1516
Date to: Exactly AD 1555

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.38 g
Diameter: 21.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th October 2012

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-2-411

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Arms of Castile ('square with a tail' motif to left, [S] to right)
Obverse inscription: [IOANA] ET [KAR] OLVS
Reverse description: Cross pattee within a four-arched tressure; fleur on each cusp; an annulet in each outer angle
Reverse inscription: [HISPANIA] RVM REGES SICIL
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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