DENO-14BDE1: Medieval Coin: Half real or chinfrão of Alfonso V of Portugal

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-14BDE1

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Silver half real or chinfrão of Afonso V of Portugal, (1438-1481). The coin is clipped and worn.

Obverse inscription: ALFONSVS QVINTI REGIS PORT; Large crown with a monogrammed AL beneath, with an annulet on each side.
Reverse inscription: ADIVTORIVM NOSTRUM IN NO; Five shields arranged as a cross with five pellets in each shield.

Minted 1438-1481AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1438
Date to: Circa AD 1481

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 18.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2012 - Wednesday 31st October 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7690

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Afonso V of Portugal
Type: Silver half real or chinfrão
Obverse description: Large crown with a monogrammed AL beneath, with an annulet on each side.
Obverse inscription: ADIVTOR[IVM ]NOSTRV[M] IN NO (Ns retrograde)
Reverse description: Five shields arranged as a cross with five pellets in each shield.
Reverse inscription: [ALFONSVS Q]VINTI REGIS [PORT]
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


To be known as: Ashby de La Zouch Area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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