IOW-9C3035: IOW-9C3035 Post-Medieval Coin: Sol-piece of Louis XIV of France

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-9C3035

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-Medieval silver Sol-piece of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), minted at Lyon and dated 1676 on coin.

Obverse: LVDOVICVS XIIII. D GRA; Draped bust of Louis XIV right

Reverse: 76 FRAN ET NAVARRAE REX 16; Crown above fleur-de-lis cross, D within

Diameter: 19.4mm. Weight: 1.32g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1676

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 19.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th February 2013

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: IOW2013-2-111

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: Draped bust of Louis XIV right
Obverse inscription: LVDOVICVS XIIII. D GRA
Reverse description: Crown above fleur-de-lis cross, D within
Reverse inscription: 76 FRAN ET NAVARRAE REX 16
Die axis measurement: 6 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 5 years ago

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