DEV-319272: Postmedieval coin: a Maravedis of Phillip III

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-319272

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

A Spanish maravedis of Phillip III (1598-1621 AD), dating to AD 1615 or 1619 (the last number is unclear). It measures 22.5mm (length) x 20.5mm (width) x 2.4mm (thickness).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1615
Date to: Exactly AD 1619

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd March 2012

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Phillip III of Spain
Obverse inscription: [..]
Reverse description: Lion rampant within square topped shield and date at side
Reverse inscription: [..]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Otterton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY0884
Four figure Latitude: 50.648394
Four figure longitude: -3.302645
1:25K map: SY0884
1:10K map: SY04NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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